Continuing concerns about nursing home quality are generating interest nationally in integrating quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) into existing improvement efforts. This session discusses how QAPI introduces innovative thinking and new methods for improvement and explores how APNs have a critical leadership role in leveraging QAPI to foster effective change in delivering long-term care.
Contact hours available until 10/3/2017.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: 1. Discuss the essential elements of QAPI. 2. Identify opportunities afforded by QAPI to advance quality and safety culture and outcomes in nursing homes. 3. Describe the critical role of advanced practice nurses in leading QAPI-inspired efforts to improve the quality of care and life of residents in nursing homes.
MD, RD, CMD,
Associate Professor of Medicine,
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry