CE Credits: Sepsis and Emerging Infectious Diseases: Understanding the Connection
If you attended the 9/3 live webinar, Sepsis and Emerging Infectious Diseases: Understanding the Connection, register for this activity to earn CE credits for attending. You're required to complete an evaluation, and The Sepsis Alliance Institute team will review it for thoroughness, then you can download your certificate.
This evaluation closes on September 17, 2020.
Note: You cannot access the recording for this course using this activity. This activity is targeted to attendees of the live webinar. The recording of the course will be added within a week.
Attendees of the 9/3 webinar, Sepsis and Emerging Infectious Diseases: Understanding the Connection
At the end of the presentation, the learner should be able to:
- Define sepsis and understand the connection to all potential sources of infection, including coinfection and superinfection;
- Describe the pathophysiology of sepsis and understand sepsis recognition in patients with an emerging infectious disease;
- Recognize the importance of non-bacterial causes of sepsis, especially viral causes;
- Review medical countermeasures for sepsis, including host-based diagnostics and improved patient management strategies, and their implications for practice;
- Discuss the history and health security threats of coronavirus infections and other emerging infectious diseases.
Amesh Adalja, MD, FIDSA
Senior Scholar, Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security
Dr. Adalja is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security. His work is focused on emerging infectious disease, pandemic preparedness, and biosecurity. Dr. Adalja has served on US government panels tasked with developing guidelines for the treatment of plague, botulism, and anthrax in mass casualty settings and the system of care for infectious disease emergencies. He is currently a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America’s (IDSA) Precision Medicine working group; he previously served on their public health and diagnostics committees. He was formerly a member of the National Quality Forum’s Infectious Disease Standing Committee and the US Department of Health and Human Services’ National Disaster Medical System, with which he was deployed to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake; he was also selected for their mobile acute care strike team. Dr. Adalja’s expertise is frequently sought by international and national media.
Dr. Adalja completed 2 fellowships at the University of Pittsburgh—one in infectious diseases, for which he served as chief fellow, and one in critical care medicine. He completed a combined residency in internal medicine and emergency medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, where he served as chief resident and as a member of the infection control committee. He was a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine from 2010 through 2017 and is currently an adjunct assistant professor there.He is a graduate of the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, and he obtained a bachelor of science degree in industrial management from Carnegie Mellon University.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068 for 1.2 contact hours.
Other healthcare providers will receive a certificate of attendance for 1.0 contact hours.
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- 1.00 Participation
- 1.20 RN CE Contact HoursProvider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068.