“Fever Management—Current Strategies in Patients With Infection”

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 […]

“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 […]

“Identification & Treatment of Sepsis in the Pediatric Population”

HealthTrust presents…“Identification & Treatment of Sepsis in the Pediatric Population“ Download a copy of this presentation Access the recording. Identifying true cases of sepsis in children can be challenging, considering septic shock in adults usually presents as warm shock versus cold shock as is typically the case in pediatric patients. As a result, recognition of […]

“Nurses Suspect Sepsis” (part 1 of the series…Sepsis: Across the Continuum of Care)

Sepsis Alliance presents: “Nurses Suspect Sepsis” part of the webinar series, Sepsis: Across the Continuum of Care Sepsis – it’s a condition that nurses know, but may not always recognize quickly enough to ensure early intervention. It is known that providing rapid care to patients with sepsis with immediate antibiotics and fluids as part of […]

“Sepsis: SOFA, qSOFA, and Interprofessional Intervention”

OnCourse Learning presents… “Sepsis: SOFA, qSOFA, and Interprofessional Intervention” Sepsis is a complex and multifactorial condition that can progress quickly. Updated recommendations for managing sepsis have emerged to help the healthcare team more effectively treat and care for septic patients. However, tools and approaches are available to help prevent or halt the progression of sepsis […]

“CDC Cites Sepsis as a ‘Medical Emergency'”

Medscape presents… “CDC Cites Sepsis as a ‘Medical Emergency’” Authors: Megan Brooks and Charles P. Vega, M.D. There is no cost for this program. Target audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists Continuing Education Credit: Physicians: Maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ ABIM Diplomates: Maximum of 0.25 ABIM MOC points Nurses: 0.25 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0 contact hours are in the area […]

“Biomarker-driven Management of Sepsis and Antibiotics: Evidence and Perspectives”

Medscape presents… “Biomarker-driven Management of Sepsis and Antibiotics: Evidence and Perspectives” Authors: Robert A. Balk, M.D., Thomas Ahrens, PhD, RN, John A. Bosso, PharmD, and Eric Gluck, M.D., JD There is no cost for this program. Target audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists Continuing Education Credit: Physicians: Maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ABIM Diplomates: Maximum of 0.50 ABIM […]

“SCCM Issues New Criteria for Sepsis, Septic Shock Definition”

Medscape presents… “SCCM Issues New Criteria for Sepsis, Septic Shock Definition” Please note CE credit for this event has expired.  This article is intended for critical care specialists, emergency medicine specialists, infectious disease specialists, neurologists, cardiologists, nurses, pharmacists, public health officials, and other members of the healthcare team involved in the care of persons with […]