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“Sepsis Data Abstraction: Open Forum”

Sepsis Alliance Network* presents…”Sepsis Coordinator Network Webinar, Sepsis Data Abstraction: Open Forum”

Sepsis is a very complex condition that has very specific core measure data abstraction rules making it challenging for abstractors. This webinar will be presented by two teams, each including a sepsis coordinator and an abstractor, to discuss the obstacles to abstract sepsis data along with clinical and abstraction tips. At the time of webinar registration, people will be asked to submit questions for the speakers to discuss and answer during the webinar.

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify obstacles that abstractors face when abstracting sepsis data
  2. Review best practices and techniques for accurate and early detection of sepsis
  3. Discuss key strategies to comply with documentation requirements


Angela Craig, APN, MS, CCNS  |  ICU Clinical Nurse Specialist  | Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Michael G. Seelman, BSN, MS  |  Mercy Health

Marla Jones, BSN, RN  |  QI Coordinator  |  Mercy Health

Michelle Malkovits, BSN, RN  |  Sepsis Coordinator   |  Mercy Health Youngstown

*NOTE: This is an industry resource-sponsored webinar. HealthTrust has not approved and/or endorsed the content. This program may contain the mention of products, services, drugs or brands presented in a case study or comparative format. Such examples are intended for educational and informational purposes and should not be perceived as a HealthTrust endorsement of any particular supplier, product, service, drug, brand or approach.