Sepsis Education

In 2019, the QC Senior Care Coalition targeted sepsis as a key educational topic to help reach their goal of reducing unplanned transfers to acute care settings. The resources provided below were identified by the Coalition Sepsis Education Sub-Committee and approved by Coalition members. The Csomay Center is pleased to support this effort by providing a single access site to educational tools and resources that are offered by other experts, including the CDC and Sepsis Alliance. 

QC Senior Care Coalition: Sepsis Training and Education Tools

Sepsis Checklist-PDF | Sepsis Checklist-Excel


ACTION



FREQUENCY



KEY PARTICIPANTS


Education
Upon hire & annually All staff members

II. Sepsis Stop Light Tool

  • Include copy of tool in each discharge packet.
  • Put in protector sleeve (and facility magnet if applicable)
    for residents to post on home fridge.
Upon admission, reviewed throughout stay, & upon discharge. All residents
III. Staff Decision Tree Available 24/7 All facility nurses’ stations
Tools/References

IV. Infographics from Sepsis Alliance

  • Includes Sepsis symptom cares (TIME), posters and infographics

V. Sepsis Fact Sheet by Sepsis Alliance

VI. ACT Fast “The 3 100’s”

VII. Sepsis Quiz website

VIII. Quad Cities Coalition Sepsis PowerPoint

PRN, Available 24/7 All facilities, all staff

Additional Sepsis Information: