Sepsis: Survival and Prevention

Sepsis: Survival and Prevention

Course Expiration Date: 3/31/19

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course will provide healthcare professionals with information regarding sepsis. The course defines sepsis and states causative agents, identifies those at risk, discusses diagnoses and complications. The presenter will discuss treatments and state cost to facilities for sepsis infections in institutions. A discussion of how to prevent sepsis will be included as well as the future of sepsis of infections will be discussed.

Instructor: Natasha Robinson RN, BSN, Infection Preventionist

Target Audience:Licensed Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

Define sepsis infections.

State the causative agent of sepsis infections.

Identify who is at risk for sepsis infections.

Discuss sepsis diagnosis and complications.

List the treatments for sepsis infections.

State the cost of a sepsis infection.

List prevention measures for a sepsis infection.

Discuss the future of sepsis infections.

Length of Course: 30 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 0.5 contact hour.

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.05 CEUs (0.5 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

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