DQA Notifications & Updates Listserv Archives

Date Subject
4/29/16 Save the Date – Wisconsin DHS Division of Public Health (DPH), National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Training Webcast
4/27/16 FYI / New National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) 2016 Pressure Injury Staging Definitions
4/20/16 Wisconsin's Clean Indoor Act Reminder
4/18/16 Clinical Laboratory Notifications
4/15/16 Reminder: The Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI)/Minimum Data Set (MDS) Educational Forum
4/14/16 DQA Memo 16-006 / Revised Guidance for the Safe Use of Oxygen - Use of Hair Dryers
4/12/16 Provider Performed Microscopy (PPM) Educational Publication from the CDC
4/11/16 DQA Quarterly Information Update - April 2016
4/8/16 REMINDER: Register Now for the 2016 Hospital Conference
4/7/16 FYI / WI APIC 2016 State Seminar – The Greying of America
4/6/16 Caregive Background Checks
4/4/16 UW Oshkosh CCDET Dementia Specialist Training
3/31/16 DQA and UW Oshkosh Caregiver Project Workshops
3/23/16 Important information about the Elizabethkingia bacteria is now available at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services website
3/15/16 Important information about the Elizabethkingia bacteria is now available at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services website
3/11/16 DQA Memo 16-005 / Provision of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Services
3/10/16 Reminder: Product Survey of Wisconsin Assisted Living Facilities and Home Health Agencies – due March 11, 2016
3/7/16 Product Survey of Wisconsin Assisted Living Facilities and Home Health Agencies – due March 11, 2016
3/7/16 Hospital Conference Registration is Open
3/3/16 DQA Memo 16-004 / Guidance Reminder Regarding Handheld Devices and Potential Misuse of Such Devices
3/3/16 Sign up for DQA and UW Oshkosh Caregiver Project Workshops
3/1/16 MDS/RAI Forum
2/26/16 Important update about dhs-dqa-publications email distribution list (PDF, 123 KB)
2/24/16 Update: Changes to the dhs-dqa-publications email distribution list (PDF, 121 KB)
2/22/16 Upcoming changes to the dhs-dqa-publications email distribution list (PDF, 151 KB)
2/17/16 DQA Memo 16-003 / Reminder: Wisconsin Nurse Aide Eligibility Requirements (PDF, 183 KB)
2/17/16 FYI / Save the date for the 2016 Hospital Conference (PDF, 190 KB)
2/12/16 Prevnar 13 (PCV-13) Immunization for preventing pneumococcal infections as part of the standard of practice for immunizing adults in Nursing Homes (PDF, 211 KB)
2/5/16 DQA Memo 16-002 / Hospice and Community-Based Residential Facility Review Submittal Change (PDF, 187 KB)
2/2/16 DQA Memo 16-001 / Electronic Video Monitoring and Filming in BAL Regulated Facilities (PDF, 183 KB)
1/29/16 FYI / Notice- Zika virus website available at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (PDF, 194 KB)
1/27/16 FYI / FYI / CDC Health Advisory - Urging Dialysis Providers & Facilities to Assess and Improve Infection Control Practices to Stop Hepatitis C Virus Transmission in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis (PDF, 340 KB)
1/25/16 FYI / Training Opportunity – 2016 Wisconsin Zero Suicide Academy (PDF, 214 KB)
1/22/16 DQA Quarterly Information Update & January 2016 (PDF, 145 KB)
1/12/16 FYI / Training Needs Assessment Survey related to care & treatment for children (PDF, 198 KB)
1/11/16 FYI/Changes to Wisconsin Clinical Resource Center (WCRC) Website (PDF, 267 KB)
1/11/16 FYI / Reminder re: Caregiver Misconduct Reporting Requirements (PDF, 191 KB)
12/1/15 FYI / Chapter 55 Emergency Protective Placements for Persons with Dementia in Crisis – Findings from a DHS Survey (PDF, 166 KB)
11/16/15 FYI / Presidential Proclamation Marks Get Smart About Antibiotics Week Nov. 16-22, More than 120 Partners Join to Fight Antibiotic Resistance (PDF, 199 KB)
11/16/15 FYI / Application deadline extended to November 20th! Eligible Nursing Homes Encouraged to Participate in the Wisconsin Music & Memory – Student Volunteer Program (PDF, 176 KB)
11/16/15 FYI / Division of Quality Assurance SRO Move (PDF, 147 KB)
11/4/15 DQA Memo 15-014 / Invitation to Nursing Homes and Nursing Home Stakeholders to Apply for Grants (PDF, 123 KB)
11/4/15 FYI / Apply today! Eligible Nursing Homes Encouraged to Participate in the Wisconsin Music & Memory – Student Volunteer Program (PDF, 170 KB)
10/30/15 FYI / Reminder: Regional Public Meetings re: Dementia-Capable Wisconsin Initiative (PDF, 192 KB)
10/28/15 FYI / FOCUS 2015 Registration will close on November 9th (PDF, 169 KB)
10/19/15 FYI / 2nd Announcement regarding an Invitation to Nursing Homes To Participate in the Wisconsin Music & Memory – Student Volunteer Program (PDF, 218 KB)
10/15/15 DQA Publication P-01132 "Laboratory Certification Requirements for Certified Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs" (PDF, 127 KB)
10/14/15 DQA Quarterly Information Update - October 2015 (PDF, 117 KB)
10/14/15 UPDATE Re: FYI / Reporting, Prevention and Control of Acute Respiratory Illness Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities (PDF, 131 KB)
10/12/15 FYI / An Invitation to WI Nursing Homes to Participate in the Music & Memory Student Volunteer Program (PDF, 184 KB)
10/9/15 FYI / Wisconsin Coalition for Person Directed Care Survey for 2016 Education Topics (PDF, 126 KB)
10/9/15 FYI / Reporting, Prevention and Control of Acute Respiratory Illness Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities (PDF, 126 KB)
10/6/15 FYI: CDC/FDA Health Update about the Immediate Need for Healthcare Facilities to Review Procedures for Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing Reusable Medical Devices (PDF, 147 KB)
09/25/15 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule/July – August 2015 (PDF, 120 KB)
09/23/15 DQA Memo 15-013 / Centralization of Assisted Living Licensing/Certification/Registration Process (PDF, 172 KB)
09/17/15 FYI / Cancellation of ‘MDS 3.0 for Beginners’ Provider Trainings (PDF, 172 KB)
09/17/15 DQA Memo 15-012 / DMHSAS Memo 2015-10 Variance Needed for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber to Practice in Certified Programs (PDF, 128 KB)
09/16/15 FYI / Fall Medicare Training for Professionals - Registration Now Open (PDF, 169 KB)
09/15/15 FYI / CDC Recommends All Nursing Homes Implement Core Elements to Improve Antibiotic Use (PDF, 210 KB)
09/14/15 FYI / CDC and FDA Alert: Immediate Need for Healthcare Facilities to Review Procedures for Cleaning, Disinfecting and Sterilizing Reusable Medical Devices (PDF, 207 KB)
09/11/15 FYI / FOCUS 2015 Registration is Now Open! (PDF, 168 KB)
09/09/15 FYI / Dementia Generalist Training for Community Members Available Now (PDF, 186 KB)
09/08/15 FYI / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Recognizes September as Sepsis Awareness Month (PDF, 187 KB)
09/02/15 FYI / Reminder re: Training Opportunity for Nursing Home Staff - Managing Difficult Behaviors: We All Hold the Keys (PDF, 199 KB)
09/01/15 FYI / Expanded AMDA Resources on the Wisconsin Clinical Resource Center (WCRC) website (PDF, 156 KB)
08/20/15 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule/May - June 2015 (PDF, 121 KB)
08/07/15 Memo 15-011/Mental Health and Substance Abuse Telehealth - Criteria for Certification (PDF, 126 KB)
08/07/15 Memo 15-010/Variance Needed for Physician Assistant to Practice in Certified Mental Health Programs (PDF, 125 KB)
08/04/15 FYI / Quality Improvement Organization Update (PDF, 129 KB)
07/30/15 FYI / Updated Webpage re:  Caregiver Misconduct Reporting and Investigating Requirements (PDF, 171 KB)
07/20/15 DQA Quarterly Information Update - July 2015 (PDF, 116 KB)
07/13/15 FYI / Strategies & Resources for Residents with Dementia (PDF, 211 KB)
07/09/15 FYI / New UW Oshkosh CCDET Caregiver Project Training Available (PDF, 151 KB)
07/06/15 FYI / Save the Date - DHS DQA FOCUS 2015 Conference (PDF, 193 KB)
06/30/15 FYI / Reminder re: Training Opportunity for Nursing Home Staff - Managing Difficult Behaviors: We All Hold the Keys (PDF, 199 KB)
06/26/15 FYI / Individualized Quality Control Plan (IQCP) Workbook Announcement & Webinar (PDF, 218 KB)
06/19/15 Division of Public Health updated guidance on identifying possible cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV) (PDF, 214 KB)
06/12/15 Attn: Nursing Homes - 2015 Long Term Care (LTC) Baseline Prevention Practices Assessment Online Survey (PDF, 228 KB)
05/27/15 Social Media Guidance for Nurses (PDF, 157 KB)
05/15/15 FDA Infusion Pump Systems Safety Communication (PDF, 145 KB)
05/12/15 Memo 15-008/Delayed Egress Approval for Community Based Residential Facilities (PDF, 121 KB)
05/07/15 2nd REQUEST -- FYI / State Innovation Model (SIM) - Health Information Technology (HIT) Survey (PDF, 120 KB)
Last Revised: May 4, 2016