Sepsis: When Time Matters
Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that arises when the body's response to an infection injures its tissues and organs. Sepsis is caused by conditions that threaten the functional integrity of the host. This activity illustrates the management of sepsis and reviews the role of the interprofessional team in improving care for patients with this condition.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians.
Review the pathophysiology of sepsis.
Describe the typical lab findings in sepsis.
Summarize the components of the acute sepsis bundle and the components of the sepsis management bundle used in the evaluation and treatment of patients with sepsis.
Review the importance of improving care coordination among the interprofessional team to enhance the delivery of care for patients affected by sepsis.
Carolyn Golas, RN
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Accreditation: The HCA Healthcare Continental Division is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: HCA Healthcare Continental Division designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board, The American Nurses Credentialing Center, and The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) toward recertification requirements. *We suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.
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- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™HCA Healthcare Continental Division is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
HCA Healthcare Continental Division designates this for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Attendance
Register for the activity and create a profile including login/password.
Review the required accreditation information: Target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure information.
Complete the entire activity.
Complete the post-test assessments.
Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 70%.
Complete the evaluation survey.
Obtain a certificate.