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1 Welcome to the National Learning and Action Network to Reduce Healthcare-Acquired Infections! Please join us for a series of national Learning Sessions where you will learn from national experts, high performing hospitals, and other professionals about how they have improved their systems leading to greater patient safety and quality of care! These all teach all learn events (everyone contributes!) will be highly interactive, engaging, challenging and rewarding. Those who participate will have an opportunity to learn and remember a set of strategies, change concepts, and specific actionable items for testing in your hospital that will move us forward as a nation in providing exceptional care in our communities. (Thank you!!) These action-oriented sessions will cover: Successful strategies for actions and programs to reduce HAIs Ideas for reducing HAIs Skill building for enhancing teamwork and communication across the healthcare continuum Alignment of multiple HAI Initiatives Practices for providing exceptional clinical care Foundational business practices to make a business case for HAI reduction In preparation, we ask that you…. Attend sessions with the desire to learn and take back an action to implement Grow the number of people in your organization that virtually participate We will… Engage your team in an all teach all learn environment Provide in advance a timed agenda so you can stagger staff participation as possible Offer an exciting and fun educational experience! This material was prepared by the Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality and Stratis Health, the National Coordinating Center (NCC) for Improving Individual Patient Care (IIPC) Aim, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy. 10SOW-IIPC NCC-C

2 SAVE THE DATES Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) National Learning and Action Network (LAN) Events Virtual Learning Sessions Thurs, March 21, 2013 Thurs, April 25, 2013* Thurs, June 20, 2013 Thurs, Sept 19, 2013 All calls 1:30 to 3:30 pm ET *4/25/13 only: 3:30-5:30 pm ET Session 1: The Face and the Case to Reduce HAI (3/21/13) During this Learning Session, participants will be introduced to a hospital with a story to put the face on the real cost of HAIs and actions that were taken, including the “Three Pillars of Prevention”. A national expert will lead us through an innovative business case development that will grab the attention of your CFO. Leave energized, inspired and in action! Session 2: Erase Cdiff with ERASE (4/25/13) Join the experts in discussion of the research and resulting Evaluation and Research on Antimicrobial Stewardship’s Effect on Clostridium difficile (ERASE) Project and resulting toolkit. The panel will include Dr. Gray, Dr. VanDeusen Lukas and Dr. Cleeman from AHRQ, as well as Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky, clinical principal investigator for the Project and Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Montefiore Medical Center (NYC) and Dr. George McKinley, Infectious Disease Specialist at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital (NYC). Session 3: Cut the CAUTI (06/20/13) *TBD – Panel still being finalized of experts and high- performing hospitals Session 4: TBD (09/19/13) Target audience is Hospitals participating in HAI reduction activities: Hospital executives Physicians Nurses and ICPs Direct care staff Ancillary care staff To register: Session 1: s=1&k=7A379D591469C376BD A9A2153 Session 2: 8599&s=1&k=0D73472A0334C DE96D78C421E699B1C4 Session 3: 8601&s=1&k=2D8DE0F15303B7 23D69DFA &s=1&k=2D8DE0F15303B7 23D69DFA Session 4: Coming soon Questions? Contact Carol Dietz, Hospital Program Manager (860) This material was prepared by the Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality and Stratis Health, the National Coordinating Center (NCC) for Improving Individual Patient Care (IIPC) Aim, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy. 10SOW-IIPC NCC- C


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