Updates & New Guidelines - Surviving Sepsis

CME/CE Information
Release Date:  11/07/2017                               Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
Credit Type:  CME, ANCC, CPE                           Number of Credits:  1.00

Speaker:  Dr. K. Mark Middlebrooks, Infectious Disease, St. Vincent’s East

Faculty/Course Director/Planners: have disclosed that they and their spouse/partner have no relevant conflicts of interest.

Provider Statement: St. Vincent’s Health System is an accredited provider of continuing medical, nursing and pharmacy education.  The Ascension CE Department is accredited by MASA, ANCC and ACPE.

Accreditation Statement: 
Physicians: St. Vincent’s Health System is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Designation Statement: The St. Vincent’s Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of see above AMA PRA Category 1.00 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: St. Vincent’s Health System is an approved provider of continuing education by the Alabama Board of Nursing, Provider #ABNP0040, valid through 5/28/2019 approved for 1 contact hour.

Pharmacists: The St. Vincent’s Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Completion of this application-based activity provides for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit

Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

Interdisciplinary Team:

Physician & Nursing:
Discuss the controversies in sepsis management
Discuss the new Surviving Sepsis Guidelines
Apply the new Sepsis – 3 definition to their practice
Discuss the early warning signs and the importance of early antibiotics and fluid resuscitation

Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians:
Review current treatment recommendations for sepsis care.
Integrate new sepsis guidelines into patient care.
Discuss the early warning signs and the importance of early antibiotics and fluid resuscitation

Target Audience
This activity is designed for physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Gap in Knowledge:
Lack of knowledge about the problem(s)
Lack strategies to apply knowledge to practice (competence)

Learning Format:
Case-based, interactive live activity including assessment questions

Statement of Educational Method:
The educational information is presented in one written module consisting with a  post-test. Please review and reflect on the Power Point presentation and the written test.  After studying the material complete the course posttest and the evaluation and scan it back to lisa.davis2@ascension.org

Statement of Evaluation Instrument:  The activity post- test and evaluation instrument are required for credit.  Learners must earn an 75% correct rate on the post-test to receive credit.

Medium Used:  The educational information is presented in a written format – please ensure your computer, Adobe FLASH Player, and web browser are up to date before launching an activity.
Estimated Time to Complete Enduring Material:  1.0 hours

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Commercial Support:  No commercial support was accepted for this activity



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