Strategies for Improving Sepsis Care

Training Module Description:

Sepsis quality/performance improvement can be a daunting task for healthcare organizations, but it is critical that healthcare workers are prepared to identify and manage sepsis. This training module is intended to help staff functioning in quality/performance improvement roles begin the process of sepsis quality improvement for their organizations. This high-level content is designed to facilitate identification of improvement opportunities for the program and/or participating individuals.

Target Audience

Staff working in quality / performance improvement roles for healthcare organizations

Learning Objectives

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

  • Complete a review of sepsis epidemiology, definitions, and treatments.
  • Review basic program management strategies.
  • Discuss methods to conduct a current state system analysis.
  • Identify tools to determine system vulnerabilities that impact sepsis performance.
  • Create a running list of improvement opportunities and/or strategies.
  • Identify personal growth opportunities as related to sepsis program management.

Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided by Accelerate Diagnostics for this training module.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Participation
  • 1.60 RN CE Contact Hours
    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068.
Course opens: 
06/22/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2023
Cost:
$0.00

Faces of Sepsis™ Presented by Sepsis Alliance

Hundreds of thousands of people have read the moving, personal stories of sepsis victims and survivors from Sepsis Alliance's Faces of Sepsis™ community. This original short film from Sepsis Alliance helps share those raw experiences of sepsis survivors, and honors those who have lost their lives due to sepsis. Please share this video with your patients and staff to help these voices be heard, and to help raise awareness of sepsis and its after-effects.

Please contact Sepsis Alliance at info@sepsis.org for any questions regarding usage and copyright questions.

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Kelly Nguyen, MSN, RN, PHN

Clinical Advisor, Sepsis Alliance

For over ten years, Kelly has worked to improve care for patients with sepsis. With a background in emergency nursing and performance improvement, Kelly created the sepsis program for a hospital system in the Bay Area. She also initiated a county collaborative of sepsis coordinators to enhance care delivery for patients with sepsis throughout the healthcare continuum. Kelly has presented both educational and facility specific outcomes at a number of venues locally, nationally, and abroad.

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.

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

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

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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This activity includes:

  • Pre-test
  • Downloadable slides
  • Pre-recorded presentation
  • 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.