Great Plains QIN Webinar: The ABCs of ADEs | October 18, 2022

Great Plains QIN Webinar: The ABCs of ADEs | October 18, 2022

Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) are a large public health problem and a patient safety priority. An ADE is defined as “an injury resulting from the use of a drug. Under this definition, the term ADE includes harm caused by the drug (adverse drug reactions and overdoses)...
Great Plains QIN Webinar: Removing Stumbling Blocks to Prevent Falls I September 19, 2022

Great Plains QIN Webinar: Removing Stumbling Blocks to Prevent Falls I September 19, 2022

A simple stumble or slip can result in a serious injury or even death. Individuals 65 and older are at a higher risk for injury from a fall, which most often happens at home or at a residential care facility. Encouraging participation in evidence-based programs can...
Overdose Awareness Week I You Just Might Save A Life

Overdose Awareness Week I You Just Might Save A Life

Did you know that overdose deaths outnumber traffic fatalities in the US? Someone dies every 14 minutes from a drug overdose in this country.¹ The terrifying reality is that addiction can touch anyone, anywhere. During Overdose Awareness Week, we remember the lives...
Reducing Antipsychotic Medication Use: The Resident Prioritization Tool Can Help Identify Where to Start

Reducing Antipsychotic Medication Use: The Resident Prioritization Tool Can Help Identify Where to Start

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network recently updated its Antipsychotic Reduction Resident Prioritization Tool. This tool is designed to assist an interdisciplinary team to identify where to begin a gradual dose reduction of antipsychotic medications and which...
Reducing Antipsychotic Medication Use: The Resident Prioritization Tool Can Help Identify Where to Start

Opioids: Fill with Care | Safety Considerations When Using Opioids

Submitted by: Laura Anderson, Assistant Director of the Behavioral Health Division, ND Department of Human Services We have all heard about the opioid crisis and the impact it is having on our family, friends, businesses and communities. Every aspect of the opioid...
Great Plains QIN Webinar: Connecting the Dots | March 15, 2022

Great Plains QIN Webinar: Connecting the Dots | March 15, 2022

What do antibiotics, immunizations and sepsis have in common and why is it important to “Connect the Dots”? March 15, 2022 | 3:00 p.m. CT Register Now. We can PROTECT one’s health, PRESERVE antibiotic effectiveness and PREVENT infections leading to sepsis through...