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Sepsis Network Webinar – Introducing the 2017 Emergency Department Guidelines

Date Published: May 4th, 2017

This BC Sepsis Network webinar took place on May 2, 2017. Dr. Dave Sweet, Clinical Lead for Sepsis at the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council, summarized recent changes in international guidelines and presented the updated Emergency Department Sepsis Guidelines for British Columbia. This is a must-see webinar to understand…


Sepsis Network Webinar – Vitamin C in Sepsis/Septic Shock: The Controversy

Date Published: June 28th, 2018

This BC Sepsis Network webinar took place on March 13, 2018. Dr. Dave Sweet, Clinical Lead for Sepsis at the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council, summarized some of the recent controversy and shocking results in using high dose Vitamin C, thiamine and hydrocortisone as a treatment for patients with…


British Columbia Sepsis Guidelines 2022 Webinar

Date Published: March 24th, 2022

Our BC Sepsis Network and the BC Emergency Medicine Network held a webinar about the most recent sepsis updates in BC! David Sweet, our Clinical Lead for sepsis, led this session. Objectives: 1. Review updates from Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines 2021. 2. Learn about recent successes and future endeavours of…


World Sepsis Day 2021

Date Published: February 15th, 2022

World Sepsis day is September 13th! It’s a great opportunity to celebrate all of the work you have done to promote early recognition and treatment of sepsis in inpatient and emergency settings, and to promote some great sepsis resources to your networks. Plus, check out our blog post!…


Empowered Patient: Ten Warning Signs of a Deteriorating Patient

Date Published: October 27th, 2021

This poster provides a list of key signs to monitor for, alerting you to seek attention from your health care provider, whether in hospital or after being discharged home. Early identification and treatment can prevent further deterioration and complications due to sepsis.


World Sepsis Day 2021 Panel Discussion: Bridging the Gaps in Post-sepsis Care for Survivors

Date Published: September 21st, 2021

UBC Action on Sepsis – BC Sepsis Network – Centre for International Child Health September 13, 2021 Discover how local and international care providers and patients experience post-sepsis, including severe COVID-19, by watching this online panel discussion: from acute care, discharge planning to transitioning to the community. The panelists include:…


World Sepsis Day 2021: Hospital Care Quality Improvement Webinar

Date Published: September 21st, 2021

Translating Evidence into Practice: Strategies for Overcoming Barriers, September 13, 2021 Kathleen Vollman, a leading sepsis quality improvement (QI) specialist from Michigan, presents wise practices for sepsis QI in the hospital, both for early-recognition and treatment. The focus will be on measurement, identifying gaps and strategies to improve. Contact sepsis@bcpsqc.ca…


Sepsis Brochure – Life After Sepsis

Date Published: April 26th, 2021

This brochure aims at guiding survivors and their families through the aftermath of sepsis and further recovery. It explains that there is a need for an urgent response due to the consequences of sepsis, including lifelong disabilities. Download the Brochure…


Emergency Department Sepsis Guidelines 2022

Date Published: September 13th, 2017

Emergency Department Guidelines All patients with two out of four SIRS (heart rate greater than 90, respiratory rate greater than 20, temperature greater or equal to 38 ⁰ C or less than 36⁰ C, altered mental state) and suspected infection and one of the following risk factors should be considered…


Global Sepsis Alliance

Date Published: June 15th, 2016

The Global Sepsis Alliance (GSA) is a non-profit organization supporting the efforts of over one million caregivers in more than 70 countries as they seek to better understand and combat what many experts believe to be the leading cause of death worldwide: sepsis. World Sepsis Day is a concept developed…


Inpatient Sepsis Toolkit

Date Published: July 25th, 2016

Our Inpatient Sepsis Toolkit aims to provide BC inpatient hospital wards with information, resources, and tools to successfully initiate, implement, and spread best practices for sepsis in child and adult populations across BC. Inpatient Sepsis Toolkit This Toolkit aims to provide BC inpatient hospital wards with information, resources, and tools…


“Current Sepsis Management” podcast lecture series by Emanuel Rivers

Date Published: July 3rd, 2014

Emanuel Rivers brought the concept of aggressive therapies for sepsis down to the Emergency Department with his seminal article on EGDT published in the NEJM in 2001. In this three-part lecture, Emanuel is interviewed by the EMCrit Blog. Here are his slides from the interview. Part I Topics include: Prehospital…


Game On! Using Gamification to Improve Sepsis Care

Date Published: August 5th, 2015

The BC Sepsis Networks 150 Lives in 150 Days campaign asked participating teams to report every time a sepsis protocol was followed to treat severe sepsis or septic shock. Every 5 sepsis cases entered online saves 1 life. The campaign used gamification to engage and motivate participants. It was a…


Evidence 2 Excellence

Date Published: June 15th, 2016

Evidence 2 Excellence (E2E) is an academic organization established to improve clinical and operational outcomes for emergency departments (ED) across British Columbia. E2E provides a grassroots collaborative model for improvement and knowledge translation by connecting sites and clinicians across the province through an online community. Along with the BC Ministry…


150 Lives in 150 Days

Date Published: January 6th, 2015

From October 13, 2013 to March 11, 2014 the BC Sepsis Network saved 150 Lives in 150 Days. Read our publication here to understand how we used gamification in this initiative and learn more about the campaign and champions below. The campaign asked participating teams to report every time a…


World Sepsis Day 2017

Date Published: September 8th, 2013

World Sepsis day is September 13th! As always, it’s a great opportunity to celebrate all of the work you have done to promote early recognition and treatment of sepsis in inpatient and emergency settings, and to promote some great sepsis resources to your networks. Here are some ways you can…