The Nurse’s Role in Reducing the Mortality Rate for Patients with Sepsis [virtual]

Sepsis is a medical emergency that is often challenging to diagnose. During this session we will discuss what sepsis really is, how to treat it, and how vascular access and infusion nurses can make a difference in the lives of septic patients. At the end of the session, attendees will be able to create possible solutions to meet standards of care for the septic patient.  

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe sepsis and the sepsis 3- and 6-hour bundles.
  • Discuss why sepsis care is important.
  • Explain how the vascular access and infusion nurse can help patients combat sepsis.
  • Apply knowledge about sepsis care to create possible solutions to treat septic patients. 

Contact Hours: 1
CRNI® RUs: 2

Amanda Ferguson, BSN, RN

Amanda Ferguson is a peer review and performance improvement coordinator for UofL Health Jewish Hospital. An RN for over 10 years, she has spent more than 2 years in her current position as the subject matter expert for sepsis at the Jewish Hospital. Chairperson and founder of the Jewish Hospital Sepsis Committee and a leader of multiple sepsis quality improvement projects, Amanda’s previous career experience includes ED charge RN, care manager, and wound care center director.

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Live event: 05/19/2024 at 2:30 PM (EDT) You must register to access.
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