Focused Admission Prevention (FAP)

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Preventing Falls: A Guide to Implementing Effective Community-Based Fall Prevention Programs

This 2015 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guide describes how to implement community fall prevention programs. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management references, interventions and prevention programs and staff training resources.

STEADI Older Adult Fall Prevention Online Training for Providers

Learn how to screen patients 65+ for falls, identify risk factors and offer interventions with this 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resource. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management references, interventions and prevention …

Fall Prevention in Hospitals Training Program

This Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) training helps staff prevent falls in hospital settings. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management references, interventions and prevention programs and staff training resources.

Falls Prevention for Home Health Nurses

This free training from the Carolina Geriatric Education Center teaches home health care aides how to prevent patient falls. You’ll need to create an account to take the course. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management …

Falls Among the Elderly: A Hospital and Home Health Prevention Toolkit

This Focused Admission Prevention (FAP) toolkit includes assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management, prevention and staff training resources.

Signs of Infection and Sepsis at Home-Stoplight Tool

Sepsis can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death. This patient education tool from Sutter Health breaks down sepsis signs and symptoms into “green,” “yellow,” and “red” zones. Consider offering this tool to patients and families before discharge to help prevent infection at home.

Clinical Resources for Sepsis Management

Clinical practice guides for the management of sepsis were developed by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign, a collaboration of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine). These guidelines were updated in 2016. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign partnered with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to create bundles to help …

Vital Signs: Epidemiology of Sepsis: Prevalence of Health Care Factors and Opportunities for Prevention

Sepsis is a serious and often fatal clinical syndrome, resulting from infection. This study collected Information on patient demographics, risk factors, and infections leading to sepsis to inform comprehensive sepsis prevention, early recognition, and treatment strategies.

Sepsis: Start the Conversation Today

Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is life-threatening, and without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly cause tissue damage, organ failure, and death. This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resource includes questions and answers to get a conversation about sepsis started with your primary care provider.

Life After Sepsis Fact Sheet: What Sepsis Survivors Need to Know

Many sepsis survivors are left with life-changing challenges. This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) fact sheet describes the short-and long-term effects of sepsis for patients and families.

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