Sepsis Resources

NYSED Sepsis Resources

NYSED Memos related to Sepsis Awareness Month in September on the Guidelines and Memos

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) 

Rory Staunton Foundation
Lessons on Sepsis for the Classroom, Resources about Sepsis and a Video, Sepsis: A Hidden Crisis Exposed  

First-In-The Nation Sepsis Prevention Curriculum Materials Now Available To Teachers
In collaboration with the Rory Staunton Foundation for Sepsis Prevention and Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan, the State Education Department today announced sample K- 12 curriculim on sepsis prevention is available for kindergarten through 12th grade teachers. 

NYSDOH Resources 

Public Health Law 2800, 2803 also known as Rory's Regulations
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. 

NYSDOH Sepsis Regulations: Guidance Document 405.4 (a)(4)

Parent's Bill of Rights for Sepsis Public Health Law (PHL) 2803(i)(g) Patients’ Rights 10NYCRR, Section 405.7 

CDC Resources

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 Guideline
Provides Key recommendations and suggestions, listed by category, include: early quantitative resuscitation of the septic patient during the first 6 hrs after recognition. 

Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis February 28, 2017

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