DQA Notifications & Updates Listserv Archives

Date Subject
10/5/17 FYI / New Toolkits for CMS Preparedness Rule
10/4/17 DQA Quarterly Information Update – October 2017
10/3/17 FYI / DHS Grant Funding Opportunity for Opioid and Methamphetamine Treatment Centers
9/21/17 Sign up by October 6 to participate in the WisCaregiver Career Program (WCP)
9/14/17 Reminder – TODAY at 2:00 p.m. Wisconsin DHS Invitation to Nursing Homes to Participate in the WisCaregiver Career Program
9/8/17 2017 FOCUS Conference Registration Now Open!
9/6/17 Reminder – Wisconsin DHS Invitation to Nursing Homes to Participate in the WisCaregiver Career Program
9/6/17 FYI / Reminder re: Mandatory National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) for CRE Reporting
8/29/17 FYI / Sign up for DQA and UW Oshkosh Caregiver Project Workshops
8/21/17 FYI / Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Training Modules
8/16/17 Save the Date – Wisconsin DHS Invitation to Nursing Homes to Participate in the WisCaregiver Career Program
8/9/17 Revised Licensing, Certification and Registration Process for Assisted Living Facilities
8/4/17 August 2017 RAI/MDS Educational Forum
8/2/17 Next OASIS Educational Forum to be held Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM
8/1/17 Division of Quality Assurance Workload Redistribution
7/31/17 FYI / Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) and Independent IDR
7/28/17 DQA Quarterly Information Update – July 2017
7/27/17 August 15, 2017 Assisted Living Forum
7/19/17 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule
7/11/17 FYI / Requirements for federally-certified Long-Term Care Facilities
6/21/17 FYI / CMS Releases S&C Memo 17-31: Filling Saline Syringes at the Patient Treatment Station
6/16/17 FYI / 40th Anniversary of National Nursing Assistant Week
5/30/17 FYI / Sign up for DQA and UW Oshkosh Caregiver Project Workshops
5/30/17 SAVE THE DATE – FOCUS 2017
5/26/17 FYI / Free Dementia Training for providers with an MCO contract
5/25/17 Mandatory National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) for CRE Reporting
5/18/17 FYI - FDA/CDC Announcement Regarding Lead Testing Issues
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
Last Revised: October 5, 2017