Sepsis Collaborative: Reducing Harm Associated with Sepsis 2020

Early detection of sepsis, with the timely administration of appropriate fluids and antibiotics, appear to be the single most important factors in reducing morbidity and mortality from sepsis. In high-income countries, this means organization of systems responsible for patient care, strong leadership, and an effective optimization of resources for prevention

September is Sepsis month. In honor of this, these webinars address the topics of 1) nursing’s role in identifying and escalating the rescue of the sepsis patient, 2) the experience of the patient and family with sepsis sequelae, and 3) the Thrive Program which deals with the post-acute / post-inpatient care of the sepsis survivor.

Target Audience

This course is intended for Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Hospitalist, Pulmonology, Intensivist, Emergency Medicine, PA, APN, RN, Pharmacy, Laboratory, Risk Mgmt, QI & Other Interested Professionals

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the activity the participant should be able to describe key elements of treatment protocols for patients with sepsis, sequelae that complicate the patient’s recovery and develop treatment protocols to address the acute and recovery phases of sepsis.

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Debra O'Connor, DO, VP Clinical Effectiveness, Advocate Aurora Health
Beth Halperin, Mgr, Clinical Effectiveness, Advocate Aurora Health
Pat Posa, RN, BSN - Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
Hallie Prescott, MD, MSc, Asst Professor in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan
Steve Greenberg, MD, FCCP, FCCM, NorthShore University Health System



Faculty disclosures are being reviewed and will be presented to the audience in advance of the program.

Accreditation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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