Recorded On: 03/13/2019
Sepsis is a medical emergency that may include long-term health and social consequences for the affected individuals and their families. In recent years, health care professionals have made great strides in understanding the pathophysiology of sepsis which have led to earlier diagnosis and improved patient outcomes. This webinar will discuss the most recent changes in early detection methods and the new tools available for physicians and nurses that help identify the symptoms of sepsis sooner.
At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1) Define sepsis and septic shock
2) Recognize the importance of early identification of patients with sepsis
3) Discuss best practices for treating sepsis
Emily Cannon, DNP, MS, BS, RN
Indiana State University
Emily Cannon, DNP, MS, BS, RN, is an instructor in the baccalaureate nursing program at Indiana State University since 2012, where she teaches medical-surgical nursing. From 2003 to 2012, she was a member of the nursing faculty at Ivy Technical Community College. Prior to that role, she was a medical-surgical float nurse and an infection control practitioner at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana. Emily earned an associate of science degree in nursing from Vincennes University in 1995 and went on to complete a bachelor of science degree and a master’s degree in nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University. In May 2015, she completed a doctoral program in nursing practice at Indiana State University.
Disclosure: There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content of the activity. No conflict of interest to report
Contact Hours: This session has been approved for 1 contact hour
Expiration date for receipt of contact hours: March 13, 2022