Sepsis Champions: How Hospital-wide Involvement Changes Sepsis Care
Sepsis Champions help to optimize sepsis management and emphasize the importance of early recognition and timely treatment. This webinar session provides an overview of what a sepsis champion is and what they do. The beginning stages to develop a Sepsis Champion program are discussed. Presentation of the established process and maintenance of the Sepsis Champion Program will follow along with examples.
This course was originally recorded on 1/16/2019.
Nurses, physician assistants, physicians, emergency responders, physical therapists, patient care assistants, and other healthcare staff
At the end of the presentation, the attendee should be able to:
- Describe the role and activities of a Sepsis Champion.
- List the beginning stages to create a Sepsis Champion Program.
- Explain the established process and maintenance of the program.
- Restate examples of Sepsis Champion programs.
Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided by these sponsors:
Lily Popkin, MSN, RN, CEN
Sepsis Coordinator, Lutheran Medical Center
Lily assesses and oversees the management of potential septic patients or those who have been diagnosed with sepsis. She provides clinical and professional guidance in congruence with evidence-based practice. She has implemented rapid screening and diagnosis with early intervention in the emergency room and inpatient units. Lily was nominated for the Nightingale Award in 2018 for her work in sepsis care.
Frankie Hamilton, MSN, MBA, RN, CCRN-K, PCCN-K, CNML
Sepsis Quality Specialist, Lenox Hill Hospital
Frankie leads projects revolving around sepsis care performance improvement, collects and reports sepsis data to the NYS Department of Health, and presents the hospital’s sepsis care metrics to senior leadership for review. He also co-facilitates an Opioid Steering Committee with the CMO of Lenox Hill to establish compliance with the newest Joint Commission standards on pain control. Frankie utilizes his knowledge, varied professional experience, and recent business degree to effect large scale change in sepsis care and continue to raise sepsis awareness.
Sepsis Alliance is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068 for 1.6 contact hours.
Other healthcare providers will receive a certificate of attendance for 1.25 contact hours.
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- 1.25 Participation
- 1.60 RN CE Contact HoursProvider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068.