Overview and Purpose:
The Targeted Assessment for Prevention (TAP) Strategy is a framework for quality improvement developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to use data for action to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Learn how to run and interpret this report to improve healthcare-associated infection measures and impact value-based reimbursement.
Christine Martini-Bailey, RN BSN CSSGB
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Director, Health Services Advisory Group
All healthcare professionals are encouraged and welcome to attend.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Define the Targeted Assessment for Prevention (TAP) Strategy to reduce healthcare-associated infections (HAI)
- Understand the Cumulative Attributable Difference (CAD) vs Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR)
- Understand how to run and interpret a TAP report
- Identify how to utilize the TAP report to target HAI improvement efforts
- Identify how TAP can be used as a gauge for value-based purchasing
Nancy McDonald, RN, BSN, CPHQ