Sepsis on Fire: Identification and Management of Sepsis in Patients with Thermal Burn Injury

March 17, 2021

This continuing education activity will describe how a septic patient may present in comparison to how a patient that has significant burns to their body may present when they are septic. We will review the literature surrounding the management of patients with burn sepsis. Additionally, we will explore the pharmacokinetic differences in burn patients.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Define criteria for sepsis in a patient with thermal burn injury and compare to non-burn sepsis patient
  2. Evaluate literature surrounding sepsis in a burn patient and management strategies
  3. Recognize pharmacokinetic changes that occur following thermal burn injury to consider when creating patient-specific antimicrobial regimens

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Describe pathophysiology and presentation for non-burn sepsis patient
  2. Define criteria for sepsis in a patient with thermal burn injury and compare to non-burn sepsis patient
  3. Evaluate literature surrounding sepsis in a burn patient and management strategies
  4. Recognize pharmacokinetic changes that occur following thermal burn injury to consider when creating patient-specific antimicrobial regimens

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
Course opens: 
03/17/2021
Course expires: 
04/30/2021
Event starts: 
03/17/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/17/2021 - 8:00am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
 
 
Planning committee members
Linda Thomas, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy Residency Coordinator
University of Rochester Medical Center
 
Kaylee Maynard, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Burn Trauma ICU
University of Rochester Medical Center
 
Course reviewer
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
Vizient, Inc.
 
Presenter
Elizabeth Cusack, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
University of Rochester Medical Center

 

Joint Accreditation Statement:
 
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and University of Rochester Medical Center.  Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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Designation Statements:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-21-104-L01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-21-104-L01-T

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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