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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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Patient Safety Culture: Foundation for QAPI
Patient Safety Culture: Foundation for QAPI
May 2016 webinar recording; corresponding course includes free CEs
 
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
 
CAUTI Rate Reduction
CAUTI Rate Reduction
Success story from Tennova HomeCare Services
 
Home Health Infection Control/Prevention Tracker
Home Health Infection Control/Prevention Tracker
Spreadsheet to track infections and antibiotic usage created by Great Plains QIN
 
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
 
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Home Health Aides
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Home Health Aides
Discipline-specific information from the full BPIP
 
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Medical Social Workers
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Medical Social Workers
Discipline-specific information from the full BPIP
 
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Nurses & Therapists
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Nurses & Therapists
Discipline-specific information from the full BPIP
 
Tips to Boost Health Disparate Immunizations
Tips to Boost Health Disparate Immunizations

 
Tips to Boost Staff Immunizations
Tips to Boost Staff Immunizations

 
Tips to Boost Patient Immunizations
Tips to Boost Patient Immunizations

 

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