Caring for Sepsis Survivors
This presentation reviews common sequelae of sepsis. Best practices to mitigate and/or recover from post-sepsis sequelae are discussed. Discharge and post-discharge medical care are presented to enhance survivorship.
This course was originally recorded on 2/12/2019.
Physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers, pharmacists, chiropractors, sepsis coordinators, individuals involved in care of sepsis survivors.
At the end of the course, the learner should be able to:
- Restate common sequelae of sepsis and common reasons for medical deterioration post-sepsis.
- Describe in-hospital strategies to prevent post-sepsis sequelae.
- Identify best practices for discharge and post-discharge medical care to enhance survivorship.
Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided by BioMérieux, Inc. for this webinar.
Hallie Prescott, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Prescott is an ICU doctor and researcher at the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor VA Hospital. She is a member of the International Sepsis Forum and vice chair of the 2020 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines. Her research focuses on sepsis survivorship, and is funded by NIH and Dept of Veterans Affairs. She has spoken around the world on sepsis survivorship.
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.
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- 1.25 Participation
- 1.70 RN CE Contact HoursProvider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068.