This ½ day blended learning course covers the physiological background to sepsis as well as application of knowledge to a clinical setting. It provides evidence based teaching of common causes, how to identify sepsis, treatment and the trajectory of untreated symptoms.
Why Is It Important?
• Sepsis affects 25,000 children in the UK every year.
• It kills 5 people an hour….52,000 a year.
• Early identification is key to improving these statistics and the patient’s journey, rapidly improving mortality and recovery time.
- Common causes
- Recognition – signs and symptoms
- Pathophysiology (includes basic anatomy and physiology)
- Treatment – medical treatments in hospital
- Treatment – options for community
- Prevention – lifestyle, health and wellbeing
Health care professionals (registered and unregistered) in any setting, including outpatient and community settings, nursing and residential homes, midwifery and child services or hospitals.
A mix of teaching methods will be used to encourage engagement and ensure adequate understanding and learning – including but not limited to powerpoint presentation, group quizzes, technology facilitated learning. It is an interactive session not a standard lecture.
Registered nurse with first hand clinical experience