Sepsis: Common, Lethal, and Unrecognized

Webinar Description: 

This webinar discusses sepsis recognition and early management of sepsis. Sepsis treatment and improvement in delivery of care for disease specific populations are presented. Emerging severe sepsis prediction algorithms and the impact on patient survival and hospital length of stay are described.

Target Audience

Nurses, physician assistants, physicians, emergency responders, physical therapists, patient care assistants, and other healthcare staff

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, the learner should be able to:

  • Summarize severe sepsis treatment and improvement in delivery of care for disease specific populations
  • Identify early detection of sepsis through community engagement strategies (i.e. T.I.M.E.)
  • Describe emerging severe sepsis prediction algorithms and the impact on patient survival and hospital length of stay 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.70 RN CE Contact Hours
    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068.
  • 1.25 Participation
Course opens: 
09/20/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Angel Coz, MD, FCCP

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Kentucky

Dr. Coz is a Pulmonary and Critical Care specialist, the Medical Director of the Intensive Care Unit at the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Kentucky. He holds multiple leadership positions at the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), and has been awarded the Distinguished CHEST Educator (DCE) designation for two years in a row. Dr. Coz is also currently a member of the Advisory Board of Sepsis Alliance. He has a strong interest in critical care, mechanical ventilation, sepsis resuscitation and medical education. He has given multiple talks on critical care, sepsis, and pulmonary topics at the national and international level.

Sepsis Alliance is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068 for 1.7 contact hours.

Other healthcare providers will receive a certificate of attendance for 1.25 contact hours.

Medical Disclaimer

The information on or available through this site is intended for educational purposes only. Sepsis Alliance does not represent or guarantee that information on or available through this site is applicable to any specific patient’s care or treatment. The educational content on or available through this site does not constitute medical advice from a physician and is not to be used as a substitute for treatment or advice from a practicing physician or other healthcare provider. Sepsis Alliance recommends users consult their physician or healthcare provider regarding any questions about whether the information on or available through this site might apply to their individual treatment or care.

Available Credit

  • 1.70 RN CE Contact Hours
    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068.
  • 1.25 Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/20/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2021

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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This activity includes:

  • Pre-test
  • Downloadable slides
  • Pre-recorded webinar
  • Post-test (80% passing rate)
  • Evaluation

All components must be completed to earn a certificate of attendance. This course can be completed at your convenience.