Small Talk: Bivalent Booster Hesitancy? Set the Stage for Success!

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  The COVID-19 Bivalent Booster is critical in preventing serious COVID-19 outcomes. Yet, many are hesitant to get the vaccine. Hear from our experts addressing hesitancy and discussing strategies for vaccine acceptance.   Date: February 1, 2023 Topic: Immunization's Role in Chronic Disease Management     

An Overview of the National CLAS Standards

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  Session 1: In this session, IPRO will introduce the National CLAS Standards, The Blueprint implementation guide, and the IPRO CLAS assessment and educational series.   What is CLAS? Culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) are a way to improve the quality of services provided to all individuals, which will ultimately help reduce health disparities …

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The IPRO NQIIC Invites You to Join the Opioid Stewardship Affinity Group

Online via WebEx

In the United States, During the time period between 1999 and 2020, more than 263,000 people died from overdoses involving prescription opioids. As many as one in four people receiving prescription opioids in a primary care setting struggles with addiction. Between January 2019 and June 2020, more than 90% of benzodiazepine-involved overdose deaths also involved …

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Principal Standard, CLAS Theme 1 & CLAS Standard 2

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Session 2: In this session, IPRO and participants will discuss: • The Principal Standard • CLAS Theme 1: Governance, Leadership, and Workforce CLAS Standard 2: • Advance and sustain organizational governance and leadership that promotes CLAS and health equity through policy, practices, and allocated resources. What is CLAS? Culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) are …

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IPRO HQIC Sepsis Affinity Group: Mid-to-large sized Hospitals

Online via WebEx

  Sepsis remains a national priority and is a complex and challenging condition to manage. Despite substantial attention to improvement, an opportunity still exists to decrease sepsis-related morbidity and mortality. More than 1.7 million adults in the U.S develop sepsis every year, leading to over 270,000 deaths (CDC, 2020). Hospitals are committed to improving care, …

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CLAS Standard 3 & 4

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  In this session, IPRO and participants will discuss: CLAS Standard 3: • Recruit, promote, and support culturally and linguistically diverse governance, leadership, and workforce that are responsive to the population in the service area. CLAS Standard 4: • Educate and train governance, leadership, and workforce in culturally and linguistically appropriate policies and practices on …

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CLAS Theme 2, CLAS Standard 5 & CLAS Standard 6

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  In this session, IPRO and participants will discuss: •CLAS Theme 2: Communication and Language Assistance CLAS Standard 5: • Offer language assistance to individuals who have limited English proficiency and/or other communication needs, at no cost to them, to facilitate timely access to all health care and services. CLAS Standard 6: • Inform all …

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CLAS Standard 7 & 8

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  In this session, IPRO and participants will discuss: CLAS Standard 7: • Ensure the competence of individuals providing language assistance, recognizing that the use of untrained individuals and/or minors as interpreters should be avoided. CLAS Standard 8: • Provide easy-to-understand print and multimedia materials and signage in the languages commonly used by the populations …

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CLAS Theme 3, CLAS Standard 9, and CLAS Standard 10

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  In this session, IPRO and participants will discuss: CLAS Standard 9: • Establish culturally and linguistically appropriate goals, policies, and management accountability, and infuse them throughout the organization's planning and operations. CLAS Standard 10: • Conduct ongoing assessments of the organization's CLAS-related activities and integrate CLAS-related measures into measurement and continuous quality improvement activities. …

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IPRO HQIC Sepsis Affinity Group: Mid-to-large sized Hospitals

Online via WebEx

  Sepsis remains a national priority and is a complex and challenging condition to manage. Despite substantial attention to improvement, an opportunity still exists to decrease sepsis-related morbidity and mortality. More than 1.7 million adults in the U.S develop sepsis every year, leading to over 270,000 deaths (CDC, 2020). Hospitals are committed to improving care, …

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CLAS Standard 11, 12, & 13

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  In this session, IPRO and participants will discuss: CLAS Standard 11: • Collect and maintain accurate and reliable demographic data to monitor and evaluate the impact of CLAS on health equity and outcomes, and to inform service delivery. CLAS Standard 12: • Conduct regular assessments of community health assets and needs, and use the …

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CLAS Standards 14 & 15, and Series Wrap-Up

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  In this session, IPRO and participants will discuss: CLAS Standard 14: • Create conflict and grievance resolution processes that are culturally and linguistically appropriate to identify, prevent, and resolve conflicts or complaints. CLAS Standard 15: • Communicate the organization's progress in implementing and sustaining CLAS to all stakeholders, constituents, and the general public.   …

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