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Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP

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The Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP is designed to guide leaders to ensure agency immunization and infection prevention programs are evidence-based and focus on patient and employee safety. This BPIP will assist leaders to develop strategies to improve immunizations for both patients and employees. Immunization and infection prevention tools and Web links on current guidance and standards are included in the BPIP. 

This package has been revised to include current immunization guidelines as of August 2018, including recommendations for the 2018-19 influenza season. Statistics and resource links have also been updated.

New additions to the 2018 Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP include:
  • Updated recommendations regarding flu vaccination related to Live Attentuated Influenza Vaccine (p. 8)
  • Egg-free influenza vaccines (p. 9)
  • 2017-18 influenza death and hospitalization rates (p. 10)
  • Herpes Zoster vaccines and efficacy rates (p. 18)
  • Updated Medicare billing information (p. 33)
  • Home Health Infection Prevention Toolkit (p. 52)

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How to Actively Engage Patients to Change Health Behavior
How to Actively Engage Patients to Change Health Behavior
Article by Melinda H. Huffman of the National Society of Health Coaches
 
ZONE Tool: Urinary Catheter
ZONE Tool: Urinary Catheter
(Vietnamese) Self-management tool helps patients identify severity of symptoms and recommended actions
 
ZONE Tool: Urinary Catheter
ZONE Tool: Urinary Catheter
(Russian) Self-management tool helps patients identify severity of symptoms and recommended actions
 
ZONE Tool: Urinary Catheter
ZONE Tool: Urinary Catheter
(Chinese) Self-management tool helps patients identify severity of symptoms and recommended actions
 
ZONE Tool: Urinary Catheter
ZONE Tool: Urinary Catheter
Self-management tool helps patients identify severity of symptoms and recommended actions
 
Signs of Infection & Sepsis at Home
Signs of Infection & Sepsis at Home
Self-management tool helps patients identify signs with recommended actions (Great Plains QIN)
 
Hand Hygiene: It's Okay to Ask
Hand Hygiene: It's Okay to Ask
1-page resource explains good hand hygiene and its importance
 
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP (2018)
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP (2018)
Guidance to ensure agency programs are evidence-based and focus on patient and employee safety
 
Adult Immunization Schedule, Comprehensive Version
Adult Immunization Schedule, Comprehensive Version
approved by CDC in February 2019
 
The Dangers of Flu People with Diabetes
The Dangers of Flu People with Diabetes
Information for clinicians about the risks of influenza for patients with diabetes and educational tips
 
The Dangers of Flu for People with Heart Disease
The Dangers of Flu for People with Heart Disease
Information for clinicians about the risks of influenza for patients with heart disease and educational tips 
 
The Dangers of Flu for People with Lung Disease
The Dangers of Flu for People with Lung Disease
Information for clinicians about the risks of influenza for patients with lung disease and educational tips
 

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