DQA Notifications & Updates Listserv Archives

Date Subject
5/16/17 FYI / 2017 Large Scale Cyber Attack
5/12/17 Next OASIS Educational Forum to be held Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 1:00 PM
5/10/17 May 2017 Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI)/ Minimum Data Set (MDS) Educational Forum
5/10/17 Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Training
5/10/17 FYI / CDC Releases Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Prevention Guideline
5/10/17 FYI / Continuing Medical Education (CME) from the CDC: What You Need to Know About Infection Control
5/5/17 Save the Date – Wisconsin DHS Invitation to Nursing Homes to Participate in the Music & Memory Webinar Introducing Statewide Implementation of the Student Volunteer Program
4/19/17 May 10, 2017 Registration Deadline for the Healthcare-associated Infections (HAI) Spring Conference
4/18/17 DQA Quarterly Information Update – April 2017
4/12/17 REMINDER: DQA Memo 17-004 / Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information
3/28/17 Wisconsin Launches Caregiver Career Program
3/15/17 DQA Publication P-01760 Security Issues in Psychiatric Treatment Facilities (Hospitals)
3/14/17 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule
3/7/17 DQA Publication P-01744 Medication Cart Storage: Secured and Locked
3/3/17 DQA Memo 17-005 / Construction Requirements for New 'Class-C' CBRF Structures
3/3/17 DQA Memo 17-003 / Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update
3/3/17 DQA Memo 17-002 / New Online System for Assisted Living Facility License/Certification Continuations
3/1/17 REGISTRATION OPEN FOR SPRING CONFERENCE: The Art and Science of Infection Prevention and Control May 17-18, 2017
3/1/17 Training Opportunity – 2017 Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training
2/21/17 DQA Memo 17-004 / Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information
2/9/17 Next OASIS Educational Forum to be held Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 1:00 PM
2/9/17 REGISTRATION OPEN! MDS 3.0 for Beginners
2/8/17 Prohibited Restrictive Measures in Community-Based Programs and Facilities
2/1/17 SAVE THE DATE - WI Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) in Long Term Care (LTC) Coalition 2017 Spring Conference: The Art & Science of Infection Prevention and Control
1/30/17 DQA Quarterly Information Update – January 2017
1/25/17 4th Quarterly RAI/MDS Quarterly Educational Forum
1/6/17 Increase in Flu cases in Wisconsin – Persons 65 Years and Older Particularly Vulnerable
1/6/17 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule
12/7/16 Reporting Requirement Under Wis. Stat. § 457.25 (1)
11/18/16 Reporting, prevention, and control of acute respiratory illness outbreaks in long-term care facilities
11/9/16 DQA Memo 16-011 / Freedom of Choice of Pharmacy Provider
11/9/16 DQA Publication P-01903 Smoking in Wisconsin Nursing Homes
11/9/16 Update regarding Alleged Nursing Home Resident Mistreatment Report
11/7/16 Update re: Nationwide Recall of Frozen Strawberries
11/5/16 DQA Update: Reporting to the Division of Quality Assurance via Select Survey
11/4/16 Important Notice regarding the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry
11/3/16 FOCUS 2016 REGISTRATION – LAST CHANCE, REGISTRATION CLOSING SOON
11/3/16 Nationwide Recall of Frozen Strawberries
10/10/16 WI Division of Public Health (DPH) Expands Mandatory Reporting of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) to Nursing Homes
10/10/16 RAI/MDS Quarterly Educational Forum Agenda
10/10/16 DQA Quarterly Information Update – October 2016
9/28/16 Health Care Built Environment Conference
9/26/16 2015 Wisconsin Act 351 – Victim Accompaniment Law: Guidelines now available
9/16/16 FOCUS 2016 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
9/16/16 Challenging Behavioral Specialist Train-the-Trainer – Classroom Training Now Available!
9/16/16 2015 Wisconsin Act 351 – Victim Accompaniment Law: Form now available
9/13/16 FYI / Final Reminder to Sign up for DQA and UW Oshkosh Caregiver Project Workshops
9/7/16 FYI / National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) NEWS RELEASE: Governmental Agencies and Professional Organizations Support NPUAP’s Pressure Injury Staging System
9/2/16 Division of Quality Assurance Phone Number Changes for the Northeastern Regional Office (Green Bay)
9/1/16 Noncertified Individuals in Delivery of Non-Hands-On Services
8/23/16 DQA Memo 16-010 / Pain Clinic Certification Notification
8/15/16 DQA Update: FDA announces voluntary nationwide recall of all liquid products manufactured by PharmaTech and distributed by six companies
8/8/16 REGISTRATION OPEN! MDS 3.0 for Beginners
8/5/16 DQA Memo 16-009 / Approval of Laboratories and Analysts Performing Testing under Wis. Stat. § 343.305(6)(a)
8/2/16 REGISTRATION OPEN! Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) 101 Workshops
7/29/16 Revised Pre-Admission Counseling (PAC) Brochure Now Available
7/26/16 FYI / Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Toolkit for Long-Term Care Employers
7/25/16 RAI/MDS Educational Forum Agenda
7/21/16 Extremely High Temperatures in the Forecast
7/14/16 FDA Press Release - INRatio and INRatio2 PT/INR Monitor System by Alere: Recall - Potentially Inaccurate INR Results
7/12/16 Nursing Home Influenza Vaccine Study
7/8/16 RAI/MDS Educational Forum
7/1/16 SAVE THE DATE – MDS 3.0 for Beginners
7/1/16 SAVE THE DATE – Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) 101Workshops
6/29/16 DQA Memo 16-008 / Centralized Reporting of Client/Patient/Resident Death Determination
6/29/16 DQA Memo 16-007 / Variance Needed for Use of a Licensed Mental Health Professional to Approve Emergency Mental Health Crisis Plans and Response Plans
6/23/16 SAVE THE DATE – FOCUS 2016
6/6/16 National Nursing Assistant Week -- June 9 - 16
5/24/16 Alert / FDA MedWatch - Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs: Drug Safety Communication - FDA Advises Restricting Use for Certain Uncomplicated Infections
5/19/16 Training on Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Level I and Level II Screen Requirements and Implications Updates
Last Revised: May 16, 2017