“Caring for Sepsis Survivors: From ICU to Post-hospital Care”

Sepsis Alliance & bioMérieux* present…“Caring for Sepsis Survivors: From ICU to Post-hospital Care” This presentation will review the common sequelae of sepsis. Best practices to mitigate and/or recover from post-sepsis sequelae will be discussed. Discharge and post-discharge medical care will be presented to enhance survivorship. Objectives: Review common sequelae of sepsis and common reasons for […]

“Beyond SIRS—Rethinking Sepsis Screening in the Hospital”

Saxe Healthcare Communications & Philips Healthcare* present…“Beyond SIRS—Rethinking Sepsis Screening in the Hospital” PLEASE Register Early. REGISTRATION ENDS 2 Hours BEFORE the start-time of the webinar broadcast. This webinar will provide an overview of the burden of sepsis in the hospital and review the current recommendations for sepsis management. Various published tools for sepsis screening, including SIRS […]

“Sepsis Champions—How Hospital-wide Involvement Changes Sepsis Care”

Sepsis Alliance Network* presents…“Sepsis Champions—How Hospital-wide Involvement Changes Sepsis Care” Sepsis Champions help to optimize sepsis management and emphasize the importance of early recognition and timely treatment. The webinar session will provide an overview of what a Sepsis Champion is and does. The beginning stages to develop a Sepsis Champion Program will be discussed. A […]

“Innovation in Sepsis Diagnostics & Treatment”

The Sepsis Coordinator Network * presents…”Innovation in Sepsis  Diagnostics & Treatment” Learn about some of the latest innovations in sepsis diagnostics and treatment. Objectives: Discuss the role that fast diagnostics for bloodstream infections play in expediting treatment of patients. Define the role of GIAPREZA in treating patients with septic or other distributive shock Recall patient-focused […]

“Sepsis Screening & Nurse Driven Protocols”

The Sepsis Coordinator Network * presents…”Sepsis Screening & Nurse Driven Protocols” This session will review the significance of early detection and intervention for sepsis. Emergency room and inpatient sepsis screening, and nurse-driven protocols will be presented. The similarities and differences will be discussed. Presenters: Amy Sprague, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN | Patient Safety Manager | Indianapolis VA […]

“Fever Management—Current Strategies in Patients With Infection”

Stryker* presents…“Fever Management—Current Strategies in Patients With Infection” Recent evidence on the management of fever in patients with infection/sepsis and the impact on patient outcomes have challenged traditional practice of critical care clinicians. This session reviews the current evidence regarding the monitoring of the patient with fever; the impact of fever on outcomes in patients […]

New On-Demand Offering: “Sepsis: First Response”

Sepsis Alliance* presents…”Sepsis: First Response” As many as 87% of sepsis cases originate in the patient’s community. Sepsis is the body’s life-threatening response to an infection that takes 270,000 lives a year in the United States alone. EMS are often the first medical providers to reach these cases. In fact, EMS transports as many as 60% […]

“Doctor, this patient is really sick!…Early Detection of the Sepsis Patient”

Philips* & Saxe Communications present…“Early Detection of the Sepsis Patient” Sepsis and the deteriorating patient present a clinical conundrum for early identification and intervention in and out of the ICU. Utilizing a modified early warning score (MEWS) and sepsis alerts can fast track recognition and preventative therapies. Admissions to the intensive care unit (ICU) from […]

“The Diagnosis & Monitoring of Sepsis: Lactate & Beyond”

Radiometer and acutecaretesting.org* present…“The Diagnosis & Monitoring of Sepsis: Lactate & Beyond” Sepsis threatens the lives of over 27 million people each year worldwide. Inappropriate or delayed treatment allows for disease progression to severe sepsis, septic shock and ultimately to 8 million deaths per year. Recent efforts to reduce mortality have focused on generating definitions […]

“Speeding Sepsis Response: University of Utah Health Reduced Cost & Length of Stay for Septic Patients by 10%”

Becker’s Hospital Review & Spok present*…“Speeding Sepsis Response: University of Utah Health Reduced Cost & Length of Stay for Septic Patients by 10%” Sepsis is survivable, but it must be identified and treated quickly: Once hypotension sets in, the risk of death rises 8 percent with each hour that passes before treatment. University of Utah […]