Clostridioides difficile: Hospital Best Practices Shared and Outcomes Achieved

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In the US an estimated 12,800 people died from Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) in 2017, and the CDC Threat Report lists the infection as an urgent health issue. Unfortunately, C. difficile is more common and severe in older people. Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing puts patients at risk for C. diff infections. More than half of all hospitalized …

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Transitions in Care: Preventing Sepsis-Related Readmissions

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Anyone can develop sepsis, a life-threatening, complex and challenging condition to manage. There are significant human and financial costs associated with it. Every year more than 1.7 million adults in the U.S. develop sepsis, leading to over 270,000 deaths. Roughly 19% of sepsis survivors are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days, leading to $3.1 …

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Nursing Home Sepsis Learning Circle

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Sepsis impacts individuals across the continuum of care, with 80%-90% of sepsis-related infections occurring in the home and community. Every two minutes, someone dies of sepsis, leading to more than a quarter of a million sepsis deaths each year in patients both young and old. Every 20 seconds a person is hospitalized with sepsis, and one-in-four …

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IP3 Office Hours

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Calling all infection preventionists! Join our IP3 group for a lively discussion with other infection preventionists to share new infection prevention ideas and discover new strategies. This group is hosted …

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IP3 Office Hours

Online via Zoom

Calling all infection preventionists! Join our IP3 group for a lively discussion with other infection preventionists to share new infection prevention ideas and discover new strategies. This group is hosted by Melanie Ronda and Mary Ellen Casey.

IP3 Office Hours

Online via Zoom

Calling all infection preventionists! Join our IP3 group for a lively discussion with other infection preventionists to share new infection prevention ideas and discover new strategies. This group is hosted by Melanie Ronda and Mary Ellen Casey.

IP3 Office Hours

Online via Zoom

Calling all infection preventionists! Join our IP3 group for a lively discussion with other infection preventionists to share new infection prevention ideas and discover new strategies. This group is hosted by Melanie Ronda and Mary Ellen Casey.