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Sepsis Alliance Releases Sepsis Caregiver Guide

Sepsis Alliance Releases Sepsis Caregiver Guide

When A Loved One Has Sepsis: A Caregiver’s Guide is a newly-released, free, downloadable resource to help friends and family support and care for loved ones with sepsis and sepsis survivors. Sepsis, the body’s life-threatening reaction to an infection, affects 1.7...

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...

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Jun 6 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Embassy Suites Hotel & Convention Center - LaVista
Submit Presentation Great Plains Quality Innovation Network (QIN) – Nebraska is pleased to announce its Call for Presentations for the 16th annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum. Do you have valuable healthcare knowledge that could help your peers navigate the[...]
Apr 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Northeast Community College; Norfolk, Nebraska
          How are immunizations, antibiotic use and sepsis related? How can an increased knowledge impact your organization’s practices? How will a better understanding improve the lives of your patients? Want to learn more?[...]
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Northeast Community College, Life Long Learning Center – Suites F & G
  Join national sepsis expert and champion, Dr. Steven Q. Simpson as he facilitates learning and discussion on the critical role of EMS in the early recognition and management of septic patients through the use[...]
Mar 28 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Mar 21 @ 8:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Mid-Plains Community College North Platte, Nebraska Thursday, March 28, 2019 Holthus Convention Center York, Nebraska Want to see how others have implemented quality concepts into best practices for patient centered care?[...]
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Now Improving the Patient Experience Learning and Action Network Series Healthcare is personal. Any individual in need of healthcare services becomes vulnerable. The level of comfort and confidence relayed by healthcare professionals at every[...]
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Now Emergency medical services personnel care for a substantial and increasing number of patients with sepsis. Rapid diagnosis and intervention for severe sepsis and septic shock is critical for appropriate treatment. This webinar will[...]
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Empowering nurses to participate in antimicrobial stewardship programs is the missing link in strengthening antimicrobial stewardship and improving patient care.  It has been found that nurses are generally not comfortable with microbiology reports.  Join us[...]
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Now CMS recently published the final rule that provides updates to the 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP), which includes the Medicare Incentive-based Payment Program (MIPS) and Advanced Payment Models. Policy changes include expanding the[...]