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AHRQ ECHO National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network<p>“After only one or two sessions, I was hooked. I didn’t want to miss a single session because of what I was learning, the support I was receiving, and the relationships I was building.” -- Jane Davis, nursing home administrator, Yakima, WA in a <a href="/Topics/Guest-Columns/Pages/Innovative-Training-Program-Open-to-Help-Caregivers-Combat-COVID.aspx" target="_blank">guest column from Provider Magazine</a>.<br><br>Project ECHO, in partnership with the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), has launched a new, virtual peer learning community to help nursing homes with COVID-19 preparedness, safety, and infection control.<br><br>More than 8,500 nursing homes have already signed up for this virtual community of practice. <br><br>The weekly training sessions are facilitated by small multidisciplinary teams of subject-matter and quality-improvement experts. Our program employs case-based learning, mentoring and peer-to-peer sharing of best practices. <br><br>We'll cover multiple topics over 16 virtual sessions, including&#58;<br></p><p></p><ul><li>Vaccine Distribution</li><li>Personal Protective Equipment Best Practices for COVID-19 </li><li>Making the Environment Safe during COVID-19 through infection control practices</li><li>Minimizing the Spread of COVID-19 </li><li>COVID-19 Testing</li><li>Clinical Management of Asymptomatic and Mild Cases of COVID-19 </li><li>Managing Social Isolation during COVID-19​<br></li></ul><p></p><p>The goals of the voluntary, collaborative and no-cost program include&#58;​<br></p><p><ul><li>Keeping the virus from entering nursing homes where it has not entered</li><li>Identifying residents and staff who have been infected early</li><li>Preventing the spread of the virus between staff, residents, and visitors</li><li>Providing safe and appropriate care to residents with mild and asymptomatic cases</li><li>Ensuring staff have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to implement best-practice safety measures to protect residents and themselves</li><li>Reducing social isolation for residents, families, and staff during these difficult times<br></li></ul>Each training program will evolve to meet the needs of the local nursing home community and the curriculum will be updated weekly to reflect new updates.<br><br>Both Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing homes are eligible to participate and receive a $6,000 stipend in recognition of staff time involved.&#160;<br><br>Enroll by Jan. 31!<br> <a href="https&#58;//hsc.unm.edu/echo/institute-programs/nursing-home/pages/nursing-home-info.html" target="_blank">https&#58;//hsc.unm.edu/echo/institute-programs/nursing-home/pages/nursing-home-info.html</a>. </p><p></p><p></p>2021-01-19T05:00:00Z<img alt="" src="/Marketplace/PublishingImages/2020/AHRRQ.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />COVID-19;Infection ControlFinal chance to join 8.5K nursing homes in a virtual community of practice focused on COVID-19 safety and vaccine distribution. Enroll by 1/31!
PPE & Infection Control Supplies<p><a href="https&#58;//aadcomed.com/"><img src="/Marketplace/PublishingImages/2020/AADCO%20logo.jpg" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;400px;" /></a><br><br>​AADCO Medical, Inc. has the following Personal Protective Equipment in stock and ready to support Care Providers and residents through the COVID-19 pandemic response.</p><ul style="list-style-type&#58;disc;"><li>Disposable Eye Shields </li><li>Disposable Face Shields </li><li>Reusable Face Shields </li><li>N95 Respirator Masks </li><li>Level I 3-Ply Face Masks with Earloops </li><li>Level II 3-Ply Face Masks with Earloops </li><li>75% Alcohol Hand Sanitizer </li><li>75% Alcohol Disinfecting Wipes </li><li>Standard, Level I Isolation Gowns </li><li>Level II Isolation Gowns </li><li>Non-Contact Infrared Thermometers </li></ul><p>&#160;<strong>About AADCO Medical, Inc.<br></strong>AADCO Medical, Inc. is a leader in the design and fabrication of Medical Imaging and Radiation Protection products for worldwide distribution.&#160; The superior quality of AADCO's product line extends from core philosophy, company culture and the highest standard of quality in the medical imaging manufacturing industry.<br><br>Upon receiving innumerable requests from longstanding customers in the spring of 2020, AADCO's mission throughout the coronavirus pandemic became the procurement and distribution of certified Personal Protective Equipment products for front line healthcare workers and other end users affected by global supply shortage.<br><br>To learn more about AADCO Medical, Inc., visit us at <a href="https&#58;//app.bitdam.com/api/v1.0/links/rewrite_click/?rewrite_token=eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJyZXdyaXRlX2lkIjoiNjAwNzI4MmIxOWRjYzcyNWQ4YWEyMDU3IiwidXJsIjoiIiwib3JnYW5pemF0aW9uX2lkIjo0NzAwfQ.o7Ec66Ry7mbo8tXY-U5YzvTCEnOhn0u26JCwpLxqX_s&amp;url=http&#58;//www.aadcomed.com/" target="_blank">www.aadcomed.com </a>, or call 1 (800) 225-9014.&#160;​<br></p>2021-01-19T05:00:00Z<img alt="" src="/Marketplace/PublishingImages/2020/AADCO%20Icon%20Image.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />COVID-19;ClinicalIn Stock & Ready to Ship! Certified protection equipment readily available.
First Quality Introduces Incognito® by Prevail® for Discreet Protection Against Life’s Leaks<p>​GREAT NECK, NY (Jan. 18, 2021) — First Quality Products, Inc. is proud to introduce Incognito® by Prevail®, a line of 3-in-1 feminine pads with multi-fluid technology to provide protection, discretion and support for life's many moments — even the surprising ones.<br><br>It's common for women in their 30s and 40s to start experiencing bladder leaks, with pregnancy and childbirth triggering the condition. At the same time, they need protection for menstrual care and daily freshness.<br><br>They also need support. Research shows it takes women up to six years to get comfortable discussing bladder changes with their doctors. Being part of the Prevail® brand means Incognito® customers have 24/7 access to Prevail® e-Nurses™, available to confidentially answer questions.<br><br>“Women's bodies go through various changes between pregnancy and menopause,&quot; said First Quality Global Clinical Director Michele Mongillo, RN, BSN, MSN, RAC-CT. “The bladder may be affected with these changes, and women may be surprised to experience increased urinary leakage. Our eNurse™ team is an experienced and confidential resource to help women navigate this time of change.&quot;<br><br><strong>Trusted technology</strong><br>Incognito® 3-in-1 pads protect against bladder leaks, menstrual leaks and daily discharge. They feature a superabsorbent core that locks in more wetness than a standard feminine hygiene pad while neutralizing odors. All Incognito® products are 100% breathable, hypoallergenic and free from dyes and harsh ingredients.<br><br>The product line is made up of five items&#58; Liner for daily wear, three Ultra-Thin Pads for more active days, and the Maternity Pad, which in addition for use immediately after childbirth can also address extra-heavy overnight needs.<br><br>Incognito® products are backed by the trusted authority of the Prevail® brand, which has been providing innovative protective hygiene products for more than 30 years. Incognito® combines the Prevail® expertise with First Quality's feminine hygiene technology.<br><br>“Our goal was to combine the best core innovation to provide multi-fluid protection, while maximizing discretion through ultimate odor protection and comfort,&quot; said Stephanie Bodle, Prevail® brand manager. “Delivering all this along with 24/7 clinical support means women now have the care they need to feel confident and prepared.&quot;<br><br><strong>Discreet delivery</strong><br>Starting this month, Incognito® products will be available through Amazon. They are always delivered in discreet packaging, providing added confidence and convenience.<br><br>Free samples are now available to order for home delivery through the <a href="https&#58;//www.prevail.com/try-prevail/incognito-free-samples" target="_blank">Prevail</a>® website. Choose from the Maternity sample kit or the Active sample kit, available while supplies last.<br></p><p><br><strong>About First Quality</strong><br>First Quality Products, Inc. is a member of the privately held First Quality family of companies; a closely-held diversified group of companies manufacturing, selling and distributing branded and private label absorbent hygiene, paper and packaging products into the healthcare, retail and commercial channels. First Quality is dedicated to meeting the demands of the market by providing innovative and high-quality products manufactured utilizing state- of-the-art technology. For more information, please visit&#160;<a href="https&#58;//www.firstquality.com/">www.firstquality.com</a>.<br><br>Media Contact&#58;<br><a href="mailto&#58;media@firstquality.com">media@firstquality.com</a>​<br></p>2021-01-07T05:00:00Z<img alt="" src="/Marketplace/PublishingImages/2020/Prevail%20740%20x%20740.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Incontinence3-in-1 feminine pads deliver multi-fluid protection with 24/7 clinical support
Nursing and Therapy Strengthening Communication to Achieve PDPM Success<p>​A&#160;<a href="https&#58;//www.workcast.com/register?cpak=8851964248731057" target="_blank">webinar</a> brought to you by Provider Marketplace and Reliant Rehabilitation<br><br>Nursing and Therapy&#58; Strenthening Communication to Achieve PDPM Success&#160;<br><span style="color&#58;#333333;"><br><a href="https&#58;//www.workcast.com/register?cpak=8851964248731057" target="_blank">REGISTER HERE FOR THE ONDEMAND WEBINAR</a><br><br>PDPM has provided an opportunity to make healthy system adjustments through small changes to everyday tasks bringing great success when implemented effectively.&#160;A patient-driven interdisciplinary effort between nursing and therapy, administrative leadership, and the patient’s support system are necessary to PDPM success and can serve as a springboard for more positive outcomes.</span></p><p style="margin-top&#58;10px;padding&#58;0px;border&#58;0px;font-size&#58;16px;line-height&#58;1.5em;color&#58;#333333;"><span style="margin&#58;0px;padding&#58;0px;border&#58;0px;font-size&#58;14px;">Attendees can expect the following from this OnDemand webinar&#58;&#160;<br><ul><li><span style="font-size&#58;14px;color&#58;#555555;">Identify strengths within the interdisciplinary team</span></li><li><span style="font-size&#58;14px;color&#58;#555555;">Align those strengths with the most relevant clinical characteristics</span></li><li><span style="color&#58;#555555;font-size&#58;14px;">Identify small changes to daily tasks that will bring improved PDPM success</span><span style="color&#58;#555555;font-size&#58;14px;">​​</span></li></ul><p><span style="color&#58;#555555;font-size&#58;14px;"><a href="https&#58;//www.workcast.com/register?cpak=8851964248731057" target="_blank">This OnDemand webinar</a> is targeted towards executives and SNF operators.</span></p></span><span style="color&#58;#555555;font-size&#58;14px;"></span></p><p>​<br><br></p>2021-01-06T05:00:00Z<img alt="" src="/Marketplace/PublishingImages/2020/Reliant%20Webinar.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />PDPMView this OnDemand webinar to learn about PDPM successes and how they can serve as a springboard for more positive outcomes.