When The Big Bad Wolf Comes Knocking: Sepsis and Multiple Organ Dysfunction

When The Big Bad Wolf Comes Knocking:  Sepsis and Multiple Organ Dysfunction

Course Expiration Date: 6/30/19

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 $60.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description:  This class is designed to increase the participant’s recognition of the signs and symptoms of this deadly syndrome.

Instructor: Cameron Mitchum, MSN, RN, CCRN

Target Audience: Nurses and Respiratory Care Practitioners

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

1. Describe the pathophysiological changes associated with MODS (Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome).

2.  Review observable changes during a clinical assessment which may indicate impending MODS.

Length of Course: 150 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.5 contact hours.

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 2.5 clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Other: This educational offering provides 0..25 CEUs (2.5 clock hour) 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 or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

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