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

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 […]

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

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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 […]

“Knowledge and Recognition of SIRS and Sepsis Among Pediatric Nurses”

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) presents… “Knowledge and Recognition of SIRS and Sepsis Among Pediatric Nurses” Please note CE credit for this event has expired.  A large amount of research demonstrates the importance of key interventions in reducing mortality rates of pediatric patients with sepsis (Dellinger et al., 2008). Assessment and recognition of declining status must […]

“The Role of Biomarkers in the Management of Sepsis”

Medscape presents… “The Role of Biomarkers in the Management of Sepsis” Please note CE credit for this event is expired.  This activity is intended for physicians and nurses who work in emergency departments and critical care settings. The goal of this activity is to improve the understanding of the use of biomarkers in the diagnosis […]