Sepsis is a life-threatening condition and one of the most frequent reasons for readmission to hospitals. This CE offering will assist you in delivering the most expeditious and accurate care to your patient with sepsis. With the inclusion of a comprehensive discussion on the efficacy of initial medications and resuscitative actions, including prescriptive guidelines for vasopressors and antimicrobials, you will improve your skills in preventing and treating this medical emergency.
By completing this session, you will obtain a thorough understanding of the best screening methods for the early detection of sepsis using the qSOFA and SOFA guides.
Other topics in this presentation include the following:
- New definitions of sepsis
- Prevention and treatment plans
- Interpretations of lab values
- Administration of corticosteroids and blood transfusions