Understanding Sepsis (by 4CEUINC)

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At the end of this course the reader will be able to:


  1. Generally define what sepsis is, how it starts, risk factors involved, and how it progresses.
  2. List the differences between Sepsis-2 and Sepsis-3.
  3. Recall common signs and symptoms a patient may experience during sepsis.
  4. List the Lab tests commonly ordered to diagnose sepsis and the significance of their values.
  5. Recall treatments commonly used for sepsis patients.
  6. List some of the conditions a patient may experience with Post Sepsis Syndrome (PSS).

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Continuing Education Credits

P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification) (CEU Unlimited): 2 hour(s)
Course number 511-093-19, approved through 6/30/2021
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Credit Hours - General (Microbiology/Mycology/Parasitology): 2 hour(s)
Course number 20-706782, approved through 6/30/2021

Objectives

  • Generally define what sepsis is, how it starts, risk factors involved, and how it progresses.
  • List the differences between Sepsis-2 and Sepsis-3.
  • Recall common signs and symptoms a patient may experience during sepsis.
  • List the Lab tests commonly ordered to diagnose sepsis and the significance of their values.
  • Recall treatments commonly used for sepsis patients.
  • List some of the conditions a patient may experience with Post Sepsis Syndrome (PSS).

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Course Outline

  • Cover Pages
      • Course Cover
      • Course Details
      • About the Author
  • Sepsis Overview
      • SECTION COVER
      • Overview of Sepsis
      • Overview of Sepsis
      • How Does Sepsis Start?
      • Risk Factors for Sepsis
      • Risk Factors for Sepsis
      • Pathogen Information
      • How Does Sepsis Progress?
      • Time to Diagnosis is Essential
      • GRAPHIC: Importance of Time
      • Sepsis Quick Facts
      • Sepsis Quick Facts
  • Changing Criteria for Sepsis
      • SECTION COVER
      • The Changing Criteria for Sepsis
      • Understanding the Previous Sepsis-2 Criteria
      • Clinical Manifestations of SIRS in Sepsis-2
      • What is Sepsis in Sepsis-2?
      • What is Severe Sepsis in Sepsis-2?
      • What is Septic Shock in Sepsis-2?
      • What's New in Sepsis-3?
      • Quick SOFA Score Cirteria
      • SOFA Score Criteria
      • SOFA Score Criteria
      • Interpreting SOFA Score Criteria
      • What is Sepsis in Sepsis-3?
      • What is Septic Shock in Sepsis-3?
  • Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis
      • SECTION COVER
      • Recognizing General Signs & Symptoms
      • General Signs & Symptoms from a Physician's Perspective
      • General Signs & Symptoms from a Physician's Perspective
      • Sepsis Diagnosis - Time is of the Essence
      • Sepsis Diagnosis - Time is of the Essence
      • Sepsis Diagnosis - 1 Hour Bundle
  • Laboratory Testing
      • SECTION COVER
      • Typical Testing for Identifying Sepsis
      • Blood Cultures
      • Culture and Gram Stain
      • Culture and Gram Stain
      • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
      • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
      • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
      • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
      • Lactate
      • C-Reactive Protein
      • Procalcitonin - What is it?
      • Procalcitonin - Quick Facts
      • Procalcitonin - Quick Facts
      • Procalcitonin Results and Their Meaning
      • Additional Laboratory Testing
      • Visual Glance at Biomarkers of Bacterial Infection
  • Sepsis Treatment
      • SECTION COVER
      • Treatment Modalities
      • Sepsis Treatment
      • Novel New Treatment Protocol
  • Post Sepsis Syndrome (PSS)
      • SECTION COVER
      • PSS - Psychological, Physical, and Medical Affects
  • Summary
      • SECTION COVER
      • Sepsis in Summary
      • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
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