Course Image Reducing Sepsis Harm and Death: Introduction to the Sepsis Special Innovation Project

Reducing Sepsis Harm and Death: Introduction to the Sepsis Special Innovation Project

The participant will be able to:

  • Define sepsis and the symptoms and conditions in which sepsis should be suspected.
  • Describe why suspected sepsis is an emergency event.
  • Summarize the goals of the Early Recognition of Sepsis Special Innovation Project.

Course Image Sepsis Screening Tool: Early and Reliable Identification

Sepsis Screening Tool: Early and Reliable Identification

The participant will be able to:

  • Identify the risk factors of sepsis
  • Analyze the sepsis screening tool components
  • Evaluate EMS needs for a sepsis screening tool in their local service protocols

Course Image Sepsis Alert! Support Prompt Escalation and Timely Intervention for At-risk patients

Sepsis Alert! Support Prompt Escalation and Timely Intervention for At-risk patients

The participant will:

  • Consider a positive result on the sepsis screen a trigger to call a sepsis alert and take appropriate action.
  • Understand the roles and expectations for all members of the healthcare team.
  • Standardize communication by using Situation, Background, Assessment and Treatment (SBAT) and hand-off tools.