Sepsis: Is There Any Evidence That Supports Surviving? - On Demand

This activity will give an overview of the new guidelines in screening as well as resuscitation, anti-infectives, and additional therapies for the management of sepsis and septic shock. It will also give guidance on implementing effective strategies to maximize compliance with guideline recommendations while minimizing adverse events.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Describe the current definitions and recommended screening tools for sepsis and septic shock.
  2. Outline changes to the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guideline (SCC) guidelines regarding resuscitation, anti-infectives, and additional therapies for the management of sepsis and septic shock.
  3. Implement effective strategies to maximize compliance with guideline recommendations while minimizing adverse events.

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Describe sepsis, its causes, and the most common signs and symptoms.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
01/14/2022
Course expires: 
01/20/2023
On Demand Activity
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
 
Planning committee members
 
Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program
Vizient, Inc.
 
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Solutions Director
Vizient, Inc.
 
Course reviewer
 
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Solutions Director
Vizient, Inc.
 
Presenter
 
Elisabeth (Ellie) Carroll, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine
Acute Care Pharmacy | Department of Pharmaceutical Care
University of Iowa Health Care
Joint Accreditation Statement:
 
In support of improving patient care, 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 Statement:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-22-110-H01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-22-110-H01-T
CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
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