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Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)

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Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)- Updated free course offering for the 2013-2014 Flu season. Enroll in the course. Download the inforgraphic. Listen to new Podcast.

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02/18/2014
02/14/2014
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For Nurses

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Free Online Influenza Testing Courses (SIRAS) added October 2013.

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10/16/2013
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Free Benefit to Help Organizations Help Patients

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Free, web-based course for health care professionals

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11/30/2012
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Influenza vaccination for licensed independent practitioners and staff

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Where can I find more information about Influenza vaccination for licensed independent practitioners and staff?

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10/25/2012
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Joint Commission R3 Report Explains New Flu Vaccine Requirements

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The Joint Commission today released an R3 Report, a complimentary publication that provides detailed information about a July 1, 2012, requirement that all Joint Commission accredited health care organizations establish an annual influenza vaccination program for licensed independent practitioners and staff.

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05/30/2012
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R3 Report Issue 3 - Influenza Vaccination

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Published for Joint Commission accredited organizations and interested health care professionals, R3 Report provides the rationale and references that The Joint Commission employs in the development of new requirements.

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05/30/2012
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Strategies for Improving Health Care Personnel Influenza Vaccination Rates

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This document provides evidence-based strategies recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for improving health care personnel influenza vaccination rates, along with supporting documentation that can be found in The Joint Commission's influenza monograph.

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04/09/2012
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Influenza and Influenza Vaccine Myths and Reality

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There are many myths and misunderstandings about influenza and the influenza vaccination. These myths are held by both the public and health care personnel.

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12/02/2011
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Standard IC.02.04.01 Influenza Vaccination for Licensed Independent Practitioners and Staff (HAP, CAH, LTC)

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Voice recorded slide presentation that focuses on revised Standard IC.02.04.01 Influenza Vaccination for Licensed Independent Practitioners and Staff, for Critical Access Hospitals, Hospitals and Long Term Care accreditation programs. This revised standard will go into effect on July 1, 2012.

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12/02/2011
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Teleconference on Standard IC.02.04.01 (Non-Acute)

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Handouts and audio replay for the 11/16/2011 conference call on Standard IC.02.04.01 Influenza Vaccination for Licensed Independent Practitioners and Staff for Ambulatory Health Care, Laboratory, Long Term Care (Medicare/Medicaid), Office-Based Surgery and Home Care accreditation programs.

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11/17/2011
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Measuring Hand Hygiene Adherence: Overcoming the Challenges

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The Joint Commission is releasing “Measuring Hand Hygiene Adherence: Overcoming the Challenges,” to help health care organizations target their efforts in measuring hand hygiene performance.

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05/04/2010
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H1N1 & Seasonal Influenza: Improving Your Vaccination Program

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Slide presentation that accompanied a podcast on H1N1 and Seasonal Influenza

Related Items: H1N1 , Infection Control , Influenza

10/15/2009
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Providing a Safer Environment for Health Care Personnel and Patients through Influenza Vaccination

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“Providing a Safer Environment for Health Care Personnel and Patients through Influenza Vaccination: Strategies from Research and Practice,” a free monograph, to help health care organizations of all types improve seasonal influenza vaccination rates in health care personnel.

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06/25/2009

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