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December Featured Resources

It's National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)! Did you know that flu season can begin as early as October, it usually peaks between December and February, and it can last as late as May? As long as flu virsues are spreading, it's not too late to get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and your loved ones through fall, winter and into spring. #GetAFluVax

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is December 2-8, 2018. Help promote this annual observance among your patients and staff with HHQI's Top 5 Immunization Resources listed below or use the filters to browse additional resources. Please note: You must be registered & logged in to the HHQI campaign website to access some of the resources featured below, but registration is easy and free!

HHQI’s Top 5 Immunization Resources of 2018

  • Adult Immunizations – This HHQI University course focuses primarily on Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunizations, including 2018 CDC guidelines. (2.0 Nursing CEs)
  • HHQI Data Access Report: Influenza Immunizations – HHQI uses the OASIS data received by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to generate custom monthly data reports for all CMS-reporting home health agencies. These reports are free and require no additional work on your behalf; they are waiting for you now in the HHQI Data Access System. View a sample and watch this webinar to learn how to interpret this valuable monthly report.
  • Immunization & Infection Prevention Best Practice Intervention Package (BPIP) – This BPIP assists agency leaders in developing strategies to improve immunization programs that are evidence-based and focus on patient and employee safety. 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.
  • Protecting Patients... and YOU! – This HHQI University course for home health aides reviews the basics about the flu, pneumonia, and shingles, including vaccines that help prevent these illnesses.
  • Immunization: Your Strongest Defense – In this 11-minute educational video, patients will learn about symptoms, prevention, and myths associated with the flu, pneumonia, shingles, and vaccines.

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10 Elements of Competence for Using Teach-Back Effectively
10 Elements of Competence for Using Teach-Back Effectively
from Iowa Health System
 
Free CEs through HHQI University
Free CEs through HHQI University
promotional video
 
Review of the SBAR Technique
Review of the SBAR Technique
from the Collaboration for Homecare Advances in Management and Practice (CHAMP) Program
 
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
 
Data Access Tutorial
Data Access Tutorial
Take a 15-min tour of HHQI's Data Access System
 
Immunization: Your Strongest Defense (YouTube)
Immunization: Your Strongest Defense (YouTube)
Patient education on flu, pneumonia, and shingles (11-min streaming video)
 
Employee Influenza Vaccine Policy Implementation
Employee Influenza Vaccine Policy Implementation
Success story from Visiting Nurse Health System
 
HHQI University flyer
HHQI University flyer
Learn how to earn free CE credits through HHQI University
 

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