Antibiotic Stewardship News Posts

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)...

Meet Darleen Gangl – A Two-Time Sepsis Survivor

Meet Darleen Gangl – A Two-Time Sepsis Survivor

Meet Darleen Gangl; she and her husband, Brad, live in Bottineau, North Dakota. She is an avid vintage Barbie collector and enjoys researching her family tree. Darleen is also a two-time sepsis survivor. Thirteen years ago, Darleen was diagnosed with necrotizing...

Sepsis Awareness Month Toolkit I Say Sepsis. Save Lives

Sepsis Awareness Month Toolkit I Say Sepsis. Save Lives

One of the most important actions we can do in honor of Sepsis Awareness Month is to educate yourself and others about the different sepsis symptoms so that you know what to look out for. You could potentially save a life! Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and toxic...

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...

National Drug Take Back Day | April 30, 2022

National Drug Take Back Day | April 30, 2022

During the COVID-19 health crisis, it's more important than ever to remove the risk and keep your loved ones safe. Unused prescription drugs can be dangerous, especially for children, teens and even pets. Misused medications can lead to accidental overdose or...

Access the UPDATED CDC Antibiotic Resistance Website

Access the UPDATED CDC Antibiotic Resistance Website

The CDC has recently updated its Antibiotic Resistance Website to better engage and share information on antibiotic resistance (AR) in the United States and around the world. We all have a role to play—from travelers, animal owners, and care givers to patients and...

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...

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