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Nursing Home Office Hours – Road Map to 100% COVID-19 Up-to-Date Vaccinations: PART 2
In this Jan. 24, 2023, recording, learn how to leverage your Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) process to motivate staff and residents and ensure accurate reporting in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).
Video    Date Added: 01/25/2023    Date Last Modified: Jan 25 2023 11:00AM  
Jan. 24, 2023, NHSN Update
On Jan. 24, 2023, TMF QIN-QIO specialists provided a brief update on reporting in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).
Video    Date Added: 01/25/2023    Date Last Modified: Jan 25 2023 11:10AM  
Jan. 10, 2023, NHSN Update
On Jan. 10, 2023, TMF QIN-QIO specialists provided a brief update on reporting in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).
Video    Date Added: 01/11/2023    Date Last Modified: Jan 11 2023 12:43PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours – Road Map to 100% COVID-19 Up-to-Date Vaccinations: PART 1
In this Jan. 10, 2023, recording, the TMF QIN-QIO begins a three-part series by reviewing up-to-date information and guiding you in reaching 100% COVID-19 up-to-date vaccinations.
Video    Date Added: 01/11/2023    Date Last Modified: Jan 11 2023 12:46PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours – A QAPI New Year
In this Jan. 3, 2023, recording, the TMF QIN-QIO helps your staff use Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) tools to ensure continuous improvement in COVID-19 bivalent vaccine rates
Video    Date Added: 01/05/2023    Date Last Modified: Jan 5 2023 11:20AM  
Jan. 3, 2023, NHSN Update
On Jan. 3, 2023, TMF QIN-QIO specialists provided a brief update on reporting in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).
Video    Date Added: 01/05/2023    Date Last Modified: Jan 5 2023 11:23AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours – Prepare for the Winter Wave
In this Dec. 27, 2022, recording, the TMF QIN-QIO provides updates and guidance for the challenges of winter in nursing facilities, including concerning viruses and new COVID-19 variants, up-to-date vaccinations, and seasonal affective disorder (SAD) in older adults.
Video    Date Added: 01/03/2023    Date Last Modified: Jan 3 2023 9:55AM  
Dec. 27, 2022, NHSN Update
On Dec. 27, 2022, TMF QIN-QIO specialists provided a brief update on reporting in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)
Video    Date Added: 01/03/2023    Date Last Modified: Jan 3 2023 9:56AM  
Dec. 20, 2022, NHSN Update
On Dec. 20, 2022, TMF QIN-QIO specialists provided a brief update on reporting in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).
Video    Date Added: 12/22/2022    Date Last Modified: Dec 22 2022 7:42AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours – Facility Spotlight: Good Shepherd Lutheran Home
In this Dec. 20, 2022, recording, learn how Good Shepherd Lutheran Home worked with the TMF QIN-QIO to achieve nearly 100% COVID-19 vaccination rates for their residents.
Video    Date Added: 12/22/2022    Date Last Modified: Dec 22 2022 7:30AM  
LTC Connect: Keeping Your Residents 'Home' for the Holidays
This Dec. 8, 2022, LTC Connect recording focuses on ways to reduce emergency department visits and readmissions during the holiday season. Discussion includes preventive measures such as influenza, pneumonia and COVID-19 vaccinations.
Video    Date Added: 12/16/2022    Date Last Modified: Dec 16 2022 7:56AM  
Dec. 13, 2022, NHSN Update
On Dec. 13, 2022, TMF QIN-QIO specialists provided a brief update on reporting in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).
Video    Date Added: 12/15/2022    Date Last Modified: Dec 15 2022 8:05AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours – Facility Spotlight: Ponderosa Villa
In this Dec. 13, 2022, recording, learn how Ponderosa Villa got up to date with the bivalent COVID-19 booster the first week it was available.
Video    Date Added: 12/15/2022    Date Last Modified: Dec 15 2022 8:46AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: To Test or Not to Test?
This fall the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated COVID-19 testing recommendations that coincided with the new bivalent boosters. In this Nov. 29, 2022, recording, TMF QIN-QIO specialists review these recommendations and provide updates.
Video    Date Added: 12/02/2022    Date Last Modified: Dec 2 2022 7:00AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Cognitive Impairments and COVID-19
In this Nov. 22, 2022, recording, TMF Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) specialists provide information on caring for residents with cognitive impairments while keeping them safe.
Video    Date Added: 11/30/2022    Date Last Modified: Nov 30 2022 10:27AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Getting Ahead of Sepsis
In this Nov. 15, 2022, recording, TMF QIN-QIO specialists discuss infection control procedures, including COVID-19 vaccinations, as a way to prevent sepsis.
Video    Date Added: 11/21/2022    Date Last Modified: Nov 30 2022 7:26AM  
LTC Connect: Mental Health and Wellness Check-in
This Nov. 10, 2022, LTC Connect recording focuses on mental health and wellness. Monika Maxwell, RN, TeamSTEPPS master trainer, discusses how to recognize the signs of mental health struggles, identify potential causes and empower individuals to be proactive in caring for their mental wellness..
Video    Date Added: 11/14/2022    Date Last Modified: Nov 14 2022 1:05PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: COVID-19 Considerations for Residents with Diabetes
In this Nov. 8, 2022, recording, TMF Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) specialists provide an update on treatments, precautions and vaccine recommendations, specifically for residents with diabetes.
Video    Date Added: 11/09/2022    Date Last Modified: Nov 9 2022 8:15AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: QAPI Land Demonstration
In our recent Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) During COVID-19 series, we introduced a fun tool called QAPI Land. In this Nov. 1, 2022, recording, TMF Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) specialists show you how to engage your staff and track progress with this tool to improve COVID-19 vaccine and booster rates.
Video    Date Added: 11/02/2022    Date Last Modified: Nov 2 2022 8:00AM  
LTC Connect: Immunization Series Part 2 – How to Get a 100% on Pneumonia Vaccinations
This Oct. 20, 2022, LTC Connect recording is the second of a two-part immunization webinar series. This session focuses on pneumonia vaccinations for residents and staff. Discussion includes the benefits of and recommendations for the pneumonia vaccine, as well as how nursing facilities can use data to improve vaccination processes and reporting.
Video    Date Added: 10/25/2022    Date Last Modified: Jan 18 2023 9:25AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Holiday Prep – Update Visitation Policies
In this Oct. 18, 2022, recording, TMF Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) specialists discuss ways to ensure that everyone has the recommended COVID-19 boosters and are taking the right precautions to help keep staff and residents safe during the busy visitor season.
Video    Date Added: 10/25/2022    Date Last Modified: Oct 25 2022 5:14PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Up to Date Fall Vaccinations
The fall season brings new information regarding COVID-19 boosters, flu and pneumonia vaccines, and many more immunizations. What is “up to date” now? In this Oct. 11, 2022, recording, TMF Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) specialists provide the latest guidance and a brief update on National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) reporting. Download the PDF handout at https://tmfnetworks.org/link?u=b91be5.
Video    Date Added: 10/12/2022    Date Last Modified: Oct 12 2022 7:20AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Motivational Interviewing Series Finale
This Oct. 4, 2022, recording closes out the TMF QIN-QIO series on Motivational Interviewing with developing a plan for change. COVID-19 vaccination decisions must be followed up with a plan that details goals, barriers and solutions, and breaks the action into small steps. TMF specialists provide practical tools to help accomplish this. Download the PDF handout at https://tmfnetworks.org/link?u=037704.
Video    Date Added: 10/05/2022    Date Last Modified: Dec 5 2022 11:39AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Motivational Interviewing Session 3
This Sept. 27, 2022, recording discusses how to manage resistance to change. You will learn skills to help others get unstuck, clarify values, explore the pros and cons of tough decisions, and create “change talk.” These easy-to-use tactics can help gain COVID-19 vaccine acceptance. Download the PDF handout at https://tmfnetworks.org/link?u=10bba4.
Video    Date Added: 10/03/2022    Date Last Modified: Dec 5 2022 11:41AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Motivational Interviewing Session 2
In this Sept. 20, 2022, recording, TMF Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) specialists teach basic communication skills to quickly build trust and rapport, enabling you to understand motivation and all the factors making change difficult. Viewers also learn how to apply these concepts to conversations about COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. Download the PDF handout at https://tmfnetworks.org/link?u=fefffb.
Video    Date Added: 09/21/2022    Date Last Modified: Dec 5 2022 11:40AM  
LTC Connect: Immunization Series Part 1 – How to Get a 100% on Influenza Vaccinations
This Sept. 15, 2022, LTC Connect recording is the first of a two-part immunization webinar series. This session focuses on influenza vaccinations for residents and staff. Discussion includes the benefits of and recommendations for the influenza vaccine, as well as how nursing facilities can use data to improve vaccination processes and reporting.
Video    Date Added: 09/19/2022    Date Last Modified: Jan 18 2023 9:36AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Motivational Interviewing Session 1
This Sept. 13, 2022, recorded event begins a four-session series focused on Motivational Interviewing. TMF QIN-QIO specialists share a variety of tools and strategies to help you evoke people’s priorities, experiences and ideas for behavior change, including exploring COVID-19 vaccine acceptance.
Video    Date Added: 09/14/2022    Date Last Modified: Dec 5 2022 11:40AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: QAPI During COVID-19 Series Finale – Self-Assessment and Success Stories
This Sept. 6, 2022, session wraps up the TMF Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization’s (QIN-QIO) Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) series with a self-assessment guide. TMF specialists walk you through a sample assessment based on improving COVID-19 booster rates.
Video    Date Added: 09/06/2022    Date Last Modified: Sep 6 2022 3:55PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: QAPI During COVID-19 Series 5 – Q&A and Sharing a Successful Plan
This Aug. 30, 2022, recording of the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) series begins with a discussion on strategies to help boost nursing home vaccine rates with short-stay residents. Then a panel of TMF QIN-QIO specialists answer questions related to nursing home challenges with COVID-19 and vaccinations
Video    Date Added: 08/31/2022    Date Last Modified: Sep 6 2022 1:10PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: QAPI During COVID-19 Series 4: Use Data to Drive Decisions
In this Aug. 23, 2022, recording of the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) series, TMF Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization consultants illustrate how to gather data from Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles to decide if you will adapt, adopt or abandon your tests of change. Listeners will also learn how to communicate your findings to leadership and set your change in action.
Video    Date Added: 08/24/2022    Date Last Modified: Sep 6 2022 1:11PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: QAPI During COVID-19 Series 3 – Implement Plan and Measure Progress
In this Aug. 16, 2022, recording of the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) series, learn how to develop SMART goals to advance your change efforts to improve COVID-19 booster acceptance. The TMF Quality Improvement Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) guides you in creating a successful plan using proven performance improvement tools, and in determining process, outcome and balancing measures to track your progress. Download the PDF handout at https://bit.ly/QII8-16-22.
Video    Date Added: 08/17/2022    Date Last Modified: Sep 6 2022 1:11PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: QAPI During COVID-19 Series 2: Problem-Solving Tools
In this Aug. 9, 2022, recording of the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) series, the TMF QIN-QIO reviews continuous improvement tools that help nursing homes identify the source problem and potential solutions affecting COVID-19 booster acceptance. We discuss tools such as root cause analysis (RCA), the Five Whys Tool, and a fishbone diagram. Download the PDF handout at https://bit.ly/QII8-9-22.
Video    Date Added: 08/10/2022    Date Last Modified: Sep 6 2022 1:12PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: QAPI During COVID-19 Series Kickoff
In this Aug. 2, 2022, webinar recording, the TMF Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) kicks off a series explaining Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) tools, methods and applications, and how to incorporate them into your daily nursing home operations.Download the PDF handout at https://bit.ly/QII8-2-22.
Video    Date Added: 08/03/2022    Date Last Modified: Sep 6 2022 1:12PM  
LTC Connect: Infection Control Practices and Compliance
This July 21 LTC Connect recording features TMF QIN-QIO subject-matter experts reviewing hand hygiene protocols and proper procedures for donning and doffing personal protective equipment. They also discuss targeted COVID-19 training from CMS for management and frontline staff, including vaccination system preparation.
Video    Date Added: 07/28/2022    Date Last Modified: Jan 18 2023 9:41AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Engaging Family in Medical Decision Making
In this July 26, 2022, webinar recording, the TMF Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) discusses how some facilities have developed creative ways to maintain open communication with residents and their families and encouraged COVID-19 vaccine acceptance. Download the PDF handout at https://bit.ly/QII7-26-22.
Video    Date Added: 07/28/2022    Date Last Modified: Jul 28 2022 10:00AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Updates on NHSN Reporting, COVID-19 Boosters and Vaccines
In this July 12, 2022, webinar recording, TMF QIN-QIO provides an update on the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) reporting requirements for COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters, as well as the latest recommendations. Download the PDF handout at https://bit.ly/QII7-12-22.
Video    Date Added: 07/13/2022    Date Last Modified: Jul 13 2022 9:05AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: A Retrospective of Top COVID-19 Response Strategies
In this July 5, 2022, webinar recording, we spotlight the best ideas that we have found this year to overcome daily challenges with COVID-19 and vaccinations in nursing facilities. Download the PDF handout at https://bit.ly/QII7-5-22.
Video    Date Added: 07/06/2022    Date Last Modified: Jul 6 2022 12:30PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: COVID-19 Vaccinations and Health Equity
In this June 28, 2022, webinar recording, TMF Quality Innovation Network's (QIN) behavioral health medical director Clifford Moy, MD, leads a discussion about health equity in the provision of COVID-19 vaccinations, and reviews the concepts and definitions of this topic as it applies to nursing facilities. Download the PDF handout at https://bit.ly/QII6-28-22.
Video    Date Added: 06/28/2022    Date Last Modified: Jun 28 2022 3:55PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Competency Check Versus Observational Audit for Infection Control
Staying up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters is a primary line of defense for this illness. In this June 21, 2022, webinar recording, TMF reviews vaccination information, then focuses on competency checks versus observational audits, and their importance in infection prevention and control practices. We also review the tools used and briefly discuss the World Health Organization’s multimodal approach to decreasing health care-associated infections. Download the PDF handout at https://bit.ly/QII6-21-22.
Video    Date Added: 06/22/2022    Date Last Modified: Jun 22 2022 8:07AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Preparing for the Next Pandemic
In this June 14, 2022, webinar recording Marilyn Pattillo, PhD, RN, FAAN, APRN, discusses nursing home preparedness for the next epidemic or pandemic. The discussion includes durable medical supplies, education and training, and staffing. Download the PDF handout at https://bit.ly/QII6-14-22.
Video    Date Added: 06/15/2022    Date Last Modified: Jun 15 2022 1:45PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Is It Allergies, Cold, Flu or COVID-19?
In this June 7, 2022, webinar recording TMF’s Infection Preventionist Samuel Elenwo, BS, MPH, CIC, looks at the distinction between the common cold, flu, allergies and COVID-19. He will review the causes, mode of transmission, treatment, prevention and best practices to break the chain of infection. Download the PDF handout at https://bit.ly/QII6-7-22.
Video    Date Added: 06/08/2022    Date Last Modified: Jun 8 2022 8:46AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Continuity in Operations During Staff Turnover
In this May 31, 2022, webinar recording TMF specialists review the important factors in maintaining continuity of facility operations when key staff members leave. We cover preparing for continued NHSN reporting, infection preventionist activity, as well as policy and procedure maintenance.
Video    Date Added: 06/06/2022    Date Last Modified: Jun 6 2022 10:58AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Leadership Rounding and the Impact on Organizational Culture
Organizational culture has a major impact on staff satisfaction, retention and COVID-19 vaccination rates. In this May 24, 2022, webinar recording TMF reviews the impact leadership rounding can have on building a positive culture.
Video    Date Added: 05/25/2022    Date Last Modified: May 25 2022 2:14PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Recruitment, Hiring and Retention of Staff
This May 10, 2022, webinar recording discusses strategies for successful recruitment, hiring and retention of staff for long-term care facilities during COVID-19. In addition to TMF specialists, nursing facility leaders also share specific suggestions.
Video    Date Added: 05/11/2022    Date Last Modified: May 11 2022 7:31AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Strategies to Deal with Compassion Fatigue and Burnout
The burden of COVID-19, including vaccination mandates and changes, has affected all staff. This May 3, 2022, webinar recording continues our discussion from the LTC Connect on April 21, and talks about strategies that nursing facilities may use to deal with burnout and compassion fatigue.
Video    Date Added: 05/03/2022    Date Last Modified: May 3 2022 5:08PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: How to Develop a Vaccine Clinic and Community Partnerships
This April 26, 2022, webinar recording provides tools and strategies to develop your own vaccine clinic and the role community partnerships may play in this endeavor.
Video    Date Added: 04/28/2022    Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2022 8:30AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: COVID-19 Impacts on Nursing Home Measures – Hospital Admissions and Readmissions
This April 12, 2022, webinar recording reveals how COVID-19 has impacted the hospital admission and readmission rates for nursing homes. We also discuss resident transitions to and from the hospital, and the importance of improving communication to assure safe transitions.
Video    Date Added: 04/13/2022    Date Last Modified: Apr 13 2022 3:04PM  
How-To Video: Using TMF Networks Nursing Home Site
This brief video shows how to access valuable tools and resources for nursing home staff on TMF Networks.
Video    Date Added: 04/11/2022    Date Last Modified: Apr 11 2022 2:48PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Vaccine Safety and Efficacy – Responding to Misinformation
This April 5, 2022, webinar recording presents the latest guidelines and common misinformation, with a pharmacist providing insight into how to respond to common misinformation. We also review the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines through the different variants.
Video    Date Added: 04/06/2022    Date Last Modified: Apr 6 2022 9:44AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Understanding Religious and Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations
This March 29, 2022, webinar recording discusses the guidelines for medical and religious exemptions reporting in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), and the impact these exemptions have on vaccine measures for facilities.
Video    Date Added: 03/31/2022    Date Last Modified: Mar 31 2022 7:27AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: The Science Behind Vaccines, Antibodies and Herd Immunity
This March 22, 2022, webinar recording takes a deep dive into common areas of misunderstanding, such as vaccine development, antibody protection, and how herd immunity works. Additionally, tactics are shared for how concepts can be communicated effectively.
Video    Date Added: 03/22/2022    Date Last Modified: Mar 22 2022 3:46PM  
Nursing Home Office: Hours Health Literacy and Vaccine Hesitancy
This March 8, 2022, webinar recording focuses on the impact of health literacy in vaccine hesitancy. Strategies are shared to tailor communications for different populations and individual factors such as attitudes, culture, education and stress levels.
Video    Date Added: 03/09/2022    Date Last Modified: Mar 9 2022 4:23PM  
Quarantine and Isolation Changes
This webinar provides updates to the CDC’s COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidelines in health care and non-health care settings.
Video    Date Added: 01/20/2022    Date Last Modified: Feb 8 2022 12:09PM  
Vaccine Hesitancy: Concerns with Fertility and Pregnancy
View this video featuring nationally recognized women's health physician Gloria Richard-Davis, MD, MBA, NCMP, FACOG, with the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences (UAMS), who addresses common fertility concerns with COVID-19 vaccines and why it is important to receive the vaccine.
Video    Date Added: 07/28/2021    Date Last Modified: Feb 8 2022 12:12PM  
Video: Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy
Watch this video presentation, hosted by the Health Resources and Services Administration, to learn how to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy. This recording features Catherine Lindsey Satterwhite, PhD, MSPH, MPH, regional health administrator for the U.S. Department and Health Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health in Region VII; Marwan Haddad MD, MPH, AAHIVS; and Kasey Harding MPH. You must use the following passcode to access the video: n1c=*y70.
Video    Date Added: 03/02/2021    Date Last Modified: Feb 8 2022 12:13PM  
Vaccine Hesitancy Among Minority Groups
View this video featuring Monika Maxwell, RN, who shares her perspective, as a Hispanic woman in health care, on why minority communities may be hesitant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Video    Date Added: 02/25/2021    Date Last Modified: Feb 8 2022 12:12PM  
Telehealth Across Multiple Care Settings
Listen to this recording to learn how your facility or organization can bill for the telehealth services it provides. Attendees will learn about the telehealth solutions and payment options available for rural health clinics, federally qualified health centers, nursing homes and other care settings. Duration: 48:35
Video    Date Added: 05/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Feb 8 2022 12:10PM