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Getting Out Into the Community….

Getting Out Into the Community….

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network - Nebraska team attended the PATCH (Planned Approach to Community Health) Health Fair in Norfolk, Nebraska in mid-September. "Our goal was to connect with and engage fair attendees to educate and improve their knowledge of...

Nebraska Infection Prevention…..Sepsis, MDROs and CDI….Oh My!

Nebraska Infection Prevention…..Sepsis, MDROs and CDI….Oh My!

Nearly 125 nursing home employees took the opportunity to learn more about sepsis, Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs) and Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) during a series of learning sessions offered in August and September. The Wizard of Oz production was the...

Statewide Support of Sepsis Prevention & Awareness

Statewide Support of Sepsis Prevention & Awareness

Each of the four Great Plains QIN states partnered with their Governor's Offices to issue a proclamation recognizing September as Sepsis Awareness Month in each state. "We are working throughout our four-state region to share information and resources on sepsis. Our...

Sepsis Knows No Age…A Young Girl’s Struggle to Survive

Sepsis Knows No Age…A Young Girl’s Struggle to Survive

  Sepsis can and does affect people of all ages…even spunky 10-year-olds According to the National Sepsis Alliance, sepsis affects over 26 million people worldwide each year and is the largest killer of children in the world. Britney Geving and Derek Lyson know...

World Sepsis Day: Stop Sepsis. Save Lives.

World Sepsis Day: Stop Sepsis. Save Lives.

World Sepsis Day is an initiative by the Global Sepsis Alliance, a non-profit charity organization with the mission to provide global leadership to reduce the worldwide burden of sepsis. World Sepsis Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight...

A Family Changed by Sepsis: The Story of David Lee Moeding

A Family Changed by Sepsis: The Story of David Lee Moeding

In July 2017, the lives of the Moeding family were changed forever. "The worst thing about losing someone you love is the ‘what ifs’," reflected Megan Moeding. "When David died there were many questions, all very good ones. One of them was, of course, why? No one...

Putting a Spotlight on Sepsis

Putting a Spotlight on Sepsis

September is Sepsis Awareness Month. Because approximately 87 percent of sepsis cases begin in the community, All people – mothers, kids, grandparents, healthcare professionals in every area of medicine and organizations big and small are tapped to help us save lives...

More Than a Memory Lapse: Dementia Care Training in South Dakota

More Than a Memory Lapse: Dementia Care Training in South Dakota

Can’t find your car keys?  Forgot why you walked into a room? Realized too late you were supposed to meet a friend or colleague?  Most everyone has experienced these moments of memory lapse, especially during the back-to-school season when routines are altered and...

Sepsis Training Modules for EMS Providers

Sepsis Training Modules for EMS Providers

  Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming response to an infection and is a medical emergency.  For every hour that sepsis goes untreated, the risk of death increases by 8%. According to the Sepsis Alliance, as many as 87% of sepsis cases originate in the community with EMS...

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