“Prevention of Infection & Sepsis During Recovery from Cardiac & Other High-Risk Surgeries”
Sepsis Alliance* presents…“Prevention of Infection & Sepsis During Recovery from Cardiac & Other High-Risk Surgeries”
This live educational event will review infection and sepsis prevention during recovery from cardiac and other high-risk surgeries. Preventing post-surgical infection and sepsis begins with preoperative assessments and considerations and continues through surgery into the immediate acute postoperative and post-acute phases of recovery. Presentations covering infection and sepsis prevention strategies to improve surgical recovery will include pre-, intra-, immediate post-operative, and post-acute considerations, as well as discussion of specific considerations for the underserved and health disparate populations. This 2.5 hour free educational event is supported by a grant from the Edwards Lifesciences Foundation – Every Heartbeat Matters program.
Cindy Hou, DO, MA, MBA, FACOI, FACP, FIDSA | Infection Control Officer | Jefferson Health
Steven Q. Simpson, M.D. | Professor of Medicine | University of Kansas, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine | Chief Medical Officer, Sepsis Alliance
Jeanna Blitz, M.D. | Associate Professor of Anesthesiology | Duke University
Steven D. Harrington, M.D., MBA, FACS, ABTS, FACC | Clinical Advisor | Corazon Inc.
Stanley K. Frencher Jr., M.D. MPH | Associate Professor of Urology | UCLA
Target Audience: Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Internal Medicine/Hospitalists, Infectious Disease Providers, Infection Prevention Specialists, Nurses, Quality and Safety Specialists, Advanced Practice Providers, Allied Health Professionals & Pharmacists.
Continuing Education: Nurses earn 2.70 RN CE Contact Hours and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™:
- 2.25 Participation
- 2.70 RN CE Contact Hours
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068.
* NOTE: This is an industry resource and/or supplier-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.