Recognizing & Caring for Patients with Sepsis

Free Learning Opportunity Recorded November 2018  GET SLIDES | PLAY RECORDING

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very sick elderly female lying in bed

Sepsis is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. As many as 80% of these deaths may have been prevented with rapid diagnosis and treatment. Most sepsis cases originate in the community. During this webinar, the patient journey throughout the continuum of care from recognition and treatment to discharge and aftercare—as well as a home health success story—will be discussed.

After attending, you’ll be able to:

  • List three (3) signs & symptoms that identify sepsis as a medical emergency.
  • Describe the rationale for early recognition, treatment, and post-acute recovery care in home health.
  • Explain the importance of coordination and communication across the continuum of care when sepsis is suspected.
  • Implement evidence-based resources to improve sepsis awareness and care.

Learn from the Experts

       

Thomas Heymann 
President & Executive Director
Sepsis Alliance

Al Cardillo
Acting President, HCA-NYS
Sepsis Alliance Advisory Board
 

Earn Free Continuing Education Credits

This activity has been approved by Alabama State Nurses Association for 1.25 contact hours. 

Alabama State Nurses
Association is an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).


To receive CE credit, participants
must watch the webinar and
enroll in the corresponding
course in HHQI University's 
Hospitalizations course catalog 
to complete related coursework. 

Step-by-step instructions 
will be reviewed at the
end of the webinar.