Date & Time
Monday, May 1, 2023, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
102 Sepsis: A Matter of Life and Death

With sepsis, early intervention can make the difference between life and death. Nursing and security staff must be trained to recognize early signs and symptoms. This presentation will discuss the sequelae of the disease, how to recognize signs and symptoms, early intervention, the results of late or missed diagnosis, and the steps health staff must take to prevent sepsis. A review of case studies and current guidelines will be presented.

Educational Objectives
  • Review the sequence of events that lead to sepsis
  • Describe the diagnostic criteria for sepsis
  • Examine case studies to aid in sepsis prevention

Level: Intermediate