DQA Provider Training

Below are links for training sponsored by the Division of Quality Assurance (DQA).

Title/Registration Date(s)  Description/Handouts
Provider Training Information
MDS 3.0 for Beginners (PDF, 45 KB) March 30, 2017
   (Class is full)
This program, sponsored by DQA, is a BASIC Resident Assessment Instrument training program. This program is designed for nursing home staff who are new to using the RAI/MDS, and for persons who need to update BASIC knowledge, skills and abilities in the RAI process.
The Art & Science of Infection Prevention and Control 

May 17-18, 2017

Wisconsin Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) in Long-Term Care Coalition Events web page for details.

DQA staff, nursing home providers and members of the Wisconsin HAIs in LTC Coalition will host a 2-day conference to address the topics of antibiotic stewardship, outbreak identification and management and surveillance.

  • Keynote address on May 17th – Dr. Chris Crnich: Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Keynote address on May 18th – Dr. David Nace: Outbreak Management & Surveillance
Adult Family Home (AFH) and Community-Based Residential Facility (CBRF) Licensing Training Various dates and locations. See the AFH and CBRF web pages for training details.

The Bureau of Assisted Living is pleased to announce informational online webinars to provide information about what prospective providers must know when starting an AFH or CBRF.

In addition, BAL is providing free information seminars for potential AFH and CBRF providers in the Milwaukee area.

In partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Long Term Care, and a designated group of stakeholders, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) Center for Career Development and Employability Training (CCDET) is developing a series of trainings related to dementia care for crisis responders, caregivers, healthcare providers, family and community members, and other professionals. These trainings will be rolled out in phases from January of 2015 through 2017. Registration and course information is available on the UWO Dementia-Capable WISCONSIN website.

DQA Webcasts

Webcast Training Opportunities

Wisconsin HAIs in Long-Term Care Coalition

Information and training material related to infection prevention and control education

Last Revised: February 23, 2017