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SIM-ND Provides Sepsis Education to Emergency Personnel

SIM-ND Provides Sepsis Education to Emergency Personnel

Simulation in Motion-ND (SIM-ND) provided sepsis training at the Northwest Regional EMS Conference on January 18, 2019. SIM-ND is a unique, statewide, mobile education system with four large trucks outfitted with high fidelity human patient simulators, or computerized...

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...

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