NYSED Sepsis Resources
NYSED Memo: September is Sepsis Awareness Month- Provides an overview of NYSED partnership with the Rory Staunton Foundation to create resources for schools to teach students about this severe infection. (9/8/17)
NYSED Sepsis Webpage- Provides resources to educate students and the school community about sepsis prevention, signs and symptoms of sepsis infection, and how to seek appropriate medical assistance. Includes link to the Rory Staunton Foundation with Sepsis Education Lesson Plans for Grades Pre-K – Grade 12 (link also provided below)
Effective May 2013, all NYS hospitals are required to adopt evidence-based protocols for the early diagnosis and treatment of sepsis. Known as Rory’s Regulations, in honor of Rory Staunton, Click here to view the Regulations.
CDC Sepsis Website-Provides fact sheets, clinical guidelines education resources, and tools, bibliography, data report on incidence and links to websites that provide additional information about sepsis.
- Get Ahead of Sepsis has released new materials to help patients and healthcare professionals act fast if sepsis is suspected:
- Conversation Starter for Patients: Questions and answers to use with your doctor or nurse.
- Pocket Guides for Healthcare Professionals: Critical information about recognizing and treating sepsis early and preventing infections that can lead to sepsis.
Guidelines and Clinical Tools for Recognizing and Managing Sepsis
Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelinehttp://www.qualityreportingcenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/NYS-Severe-Sepsis-Resource-Guide508.pdfs for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock:2016-Provides Key recommendations and suggestions, listed by category, include: early quantitative resuscitation of the septic patient during the first 6 hrs after recognition.(2016)