Sponsored by ICU Medical: Hour One in Sepsis: The Critical Role of the Infusion Pump

Session Description: 

Sponsored by ICU Medical Inc. 

Early intervention with fluids and antibiotics is critical to achieving optimal clinical outcomes in sepsis and septic shock. What could go wrong? Can your infusion pump stand in the way of delivering optimal care? In this session you will learn about the critical role that infusion pumps play in sepsis therapy and the advantages and disadvantages of various technologies. You will also learn about infusion pump resources for clinician training, education, and guiding continuous quality improvement in your organization. 

This session was originally presented in September 2021 as part of the 2021 Sepsis Alliance Summit.

Target Audience

Nurses, Advanced Practice Providers, Physicians, Emergency Responders, Pharmacists, Medical Technologists, Respiratory Therapists, Physical/ Occupational Therapist, Social Workers, Mental Health Professionals, Students, IT Professionals, Sepsis Survivors, Advocates, and more! 

Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this session by ICU Medical Inc. 

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John W. Beard, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, ICU Medical Inc.

Dr. John Beard, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist and the Chief Medical Officer at ICU Medical Inc. At ICU, Dr. Beard’s focus is on innovation, patient safety, regulatory compliance, thought leadership, and clinical evidence development. Prior to joining ICU, Dr. Beard was in clinical practice for twelve years, including roles in pre-admission clinics, operating rooms, and labor and delivery units. During the course of his practice, Dr. Beard led multiple quality improvement initiatives and held leadership positions including Chairman and Medical Director of the Department of Anesthesia. 

No continuing education credits are offered for this session.

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