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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)...

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...

NEW Project Firstline Resources: Where Germs Live

NEW Project Firstline Resources: Where Germs Live

Project Firstline offers trainings on infectious disease prevention and is designed to give frontline healthcare workers the knowledge to perform daily duties with confidence. The goal is to make sure as many healthcare workers as possible have access and complete...

AHRQ Safety Program for MRSA Prevention: Break the Chain of Infection

AHRQ Safety Program for MRSA Prevention: Break the Chain of Infection

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of the most invasive and deadly multi-drug resistant organisms. In 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that more than 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur in the...

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