Sepsis in the Time of COVID-19: Perspectives From Front-line Sepsis Coordinators
Join three sepsis coordinators from different regions of the U.S. to hear about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their sepsis initiatives, teams, and institutions. Panelists share some of their personal experiences from the past year. Common challenges and opportunities for improvement are discussed. Best practices of sepsis teams during the pandemic are shared.
This course was originally recorded on 2/25/2021.
Nurses, physicians, pharmacists, emergency responders, healthcare management teams, and other healthcare staff may benefit.
At the end of the presentation, the attendee should be able to:
- Describe the experiences of sepsis teams across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic;
- Identify common challenges for the sepsis coordinator and their teams;
- Discuss opportunities to improve responses during the pandemic;
- Share best-practices across the continuum of sepsis care.
Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this webinar by the Sepsis Alliance Clinical Community Sponsors.
Jamie Roney, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, BSHCM, CCRN-K
Regional Sepsis Coordinator, Covenant Health
Dr. Jamie Roney functions as patient management resource to the ministry, providing key evidence and guidance in the care of the septic patient, providing education to clinical staff, and coaching nurses seeking clinical advancement using evidence-based methods for a one thousand and five bed hospital while participating in several clinical work groups.
Gregory Briddick, BSN, RN
Sepsis Program Coordinator, SUNY Upstate University Hospital
Gregory Briddick is the Sepsis Program Coordinator at SUNY Upstate University Hospital. His areas of responsibility include oversight of all Sepsis initiatives within SUNY Upstate, along with participating in various committees throughout the institution. In his role as Sepsis Program Coordinator, Mr. Briddick actively advocates for the best care we can provide to patients. As Sepsis Program Coordinator at SUNY Upstate, Mr. Briddick serves as a member of the NYSDOH Sepsis Advisory Group, the NYSDOH Sepsis Data Subgroup, and the Sepsis Alliance Sepsis Coordinator Network Advisory Group.
Mary Jo Kelly, DNP, ARDP-CNS, CCNS, CCRN
Critical Care CNS, University of Washington, NW Campus
Provider 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.
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- 1.25 Participation
- 1.70 RN CE Contact HoursProvider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068.