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“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.