◂  June 2020

5 Star QMs: Catheter, UTI

Published by: pattyadmin



This session will review the UTI and catheter insert/left in bladder quality measures that impact the Quality Measure component of the Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Rating system. During the session, we will review how these measures are calculated and how they impact your overall Five-Star Quality Rating. The session will focus on best practices for reducing urinary tract infections and unnecessary catheter use in your facility and how to improve these measures using a QAPI framework with emphasis on reduction of common MDS coding errors and implementation of a facility specific Five Star road map action plan.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand how the UTI and catheter insert/left in bladder quality measure are calculated and impact the Five-Star Quality Rating score

2. Describe best practices for reducing UTIs and catheter use and improving your Five-Star Quality Rating score

3. Describe a process for establishing priority QAPI goals and actions to improve the UTIs and catheter insert/left in bladder quality measure

Target Audience:

Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Social Services, Rehabilitation services

Contact Hours: 1.25 – Nursing Home Administrators, Social Workers and AL Managers – CEUs awarded per log-in

Cost:  $75 – HFAM Members – $150 – Non-Members

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