Continuing education contact hour (1) provided by Elsevier* (View Recording Now)
CE Expiration: 6/10/2017
This webinar presents a brief overview of the basic concepts of sepsis followed by an in-depth discussion about the most recent Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) new inpatient reporting program, Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock (SEP-1) measures and Sequential (Sepsis-Related) Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) is also discussed.
Webinar participants will be able to:
- Identify the basic concepts in the pathogenesis of sepsis
- Describe how the new sepsis definitions impact early recognition and management of sepsis
- Explain how Sepsis 3 may be used in your clinical practice setting
- Identify the 3 and 6 hour bundles
- Describe methods to improve advocacy for sepsis
Presenter (See full speaker bio here): Michael H. Ackerman, DNS, RN, APRN-BC, CENP, FCCM, FAANP
Continuing Education Credit:
One (1) contact hour* of continuing nursing education will be awarded to all who meet the following criteria for this webinar:
- Complete the registration form below.
- Listen the entire webinar.
- No partial credit is awarded for this activity.
- Complete and submit an evaluation of this presentation by June 10, 2017.
All steps are required to earn continuing education contact hours. Certificates of completion may be printed once the evaluation survey is submitted.
*Elsevier is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Elsevier is provider approved by the Florida Board of Nursing, provider number #50-4681
Elsevier is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 3257.
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Dr. Michael Ackerman is the Associate Director and an Associate Professor at Niagara University School of Nursing and the Principal and Owner of Ackerman Consulting. Dr. Ackerman obtained his BSN from Niagara University, his MSN and DNS from State University of New York at Buffalo and his Post-Master’s Acute Care Nurse Practitioner at the University of Rochester. Dr. Ackerman has received numerous awards including the 2011 Circle of Excellence Award, from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. He is an active committee member as an AACN representative to ACCP program committee, a member of numerous professional organizations, published dozens of manuscripts, and has contributed to several book chapters and editorials.