Staff Education

Recommendation:

  • Educate ED clinical staff on sepsis policies and procedures during the onboarding process and at least annually. 
  • Develop a mechanism to provide regular feedback to ED clinicians on sepsis patient outcomes.

Rationale:

  • Ongoing education helps reinforce the reminder to “think sepsis.”

Sepsis Alliance Nurses Suspect Sepsis: Save Lives Video

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Staff Sepsis Education Presentation

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Stanford Sicko Septris

An educational game about diagnosing and treating sepsis

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Best practices:

Hospital-wide initiative aims to reduce septic shock mortality rate

- Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital, Brockton

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Best practices:

The importance of clinician education, buy-in and feedback in improving sepsis outcomes

- Southcoast Health, Fall River, New Bedford and Wareham

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Best practices:

Creating a decentralized sepsis education program

- Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston

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