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Sepsis - CE517
The Body's Overreaction to Infection Can Prove Deadly

CE517 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, MS, MPH, RN and Ruth M. Kleinpell, RN, PhD, FCCM, FAAN and Catherine J. Swift, MT(ASCP) and Dale Ames Kline, RD, MS, CNSC, LD
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The purpose of this program is to increase nurses’, dietitians’, EMTs paramedics’, laboratory professionals’, pharmacists’ and physicians’ awareness of the growing incidence of sepsis and provide a greater understanding of its pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the incidence of sepsis
  • Discuss the most common bacteria and sites of infection
  • Describe two treatments that can reduce sepsis mortality

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/6/2016

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