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Updates and New Recommendations from the Surviving Sepsis Campaign 2017

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Friday, February 9, 2018

Offline Date:

Sunday, August 9, 2020

ACPE Expiration Date

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    The content of this activity is designed for pharmacists, nurses, and pharmacy technicians working in a hospital setting.

    The exact societal burden from septic shock in difficult to quantify: millions of individuals in both industrialized and developing nations experience these syndromes each year, the best medical centers in the world have only achieved a 22% mortality rate for, and caregivers as well as patients endure a long-lasting impact from caring from loved ones who have survived sepsis. With an update to the Surviving Sepsis Campaign being published in January 2017, practitioners will need an update on these guidelines.


    Handouts

    Slide Document:   17121H01_4pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   17121H01_2pp.pdf

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    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Choose a strategy for fluid resuscitation that improves mortality and reduces the risk of complications in sepsis and septic shock
    Recommend effective initiation and discontinuation of vasoactive medications in septic shock
    Evaluate the role of corticosteroids in sepsis and septic shock


    Pharmacist

    Choose a strategy for fluid resuscitation that improves mortality and reduces the risk of complications in sepsis and septic shock
    Recommend effective initiation and discontinuation of vasoactive medications in septic shock
    Evaluate the role of corticosteroids in sepsis and septic shock


    Pharmacy Technician

    Describe differences in crystalloids and colloids used for fluid resuscitation in sepsis and septic shock
    Explain differences between the various vasoactive medications used in septic shock

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-17-121-H01-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-17-121-H01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-121-H01-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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