CE Credits: Healthcare-Associated Infection Mini-Summit
If you attended the 12/10/20 live Healthcare-Associated Infection Mini-Summit, register for this course to earn CE credits for attending. You're required to complete an evaluation, then you can download your certificate.
This evaluation closes on December 31, 2020.
If you did not attend the live webinar but are wanting access to the recording, it will be posted to the Sepsis Alliance Institute soon.
Attendees of the 12/10/20 Healthcare-Associated Infection Mini-Summit
At the end of the webinar, the attendee should be able to:
- Explain the oral microbiome's connection to nonventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia and sepsis;
- Describe clinical outcomes of patients with NVHAP in whom sepsis develops;
- Describe modifiable risk factors that address prevention of NVHAP and sepsis;
- Describe trends in the U.S. burden of Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI);
- Restate the major types of CDI diagnostic assays;
- Review recommended therapy for CDI;
- Identify potential strategies that have been proposed to prevent Ventilator Associated Pneumonia;
- List potential sources of bias when evaluating Ventilator Associated Pneumonia prevention studies;
- Delineate the prevention practices best associated with improving objective outcomes in mechanically ventilated patients;
- Describe the general approach to the management of intra-abdominal infection;
- Understand how to select empiric antimicrobial agents for the treatment of intra-abdominal infection;
- Recognize how principles of antimicrobial stewardship apply to anti-infective therapy of intra-abdominal infection;
- Identify risk factors for patients who develop cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections;
- Differentiate pocket infection from systemic infection;
- Identify laboratory and imaging modalities needed to definitively diagnose cardiovascular implantable electronic device infection
- Identify treatment strategies for cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections;
- Describe the impact of prosthetic joint infection from the patients' perspectives;
- Implement strategies to medically optimize candidates for surgeries and to employ decolonization of bacteria;
- Utilize principles and practices of antibiotic stewardship for surgical prophylaxis.
Sepsis Alliance is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068 for 3.6 contact hours.
Other healthcare providers will receive a certificate of attendance for 3.0 contact hours.
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- 3.00 Participation
- 3.60 RN CE Contact HoursProvider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068.