Sepsis remains the greatest cause of death in the U.S. today, accounting for up to 50% of all hospital deaths. It also remains relatively unknown to the public and can be disguised by a number of non-specific signs and symptoms. The clock ticks quickly for septic patients, who depend on the alertness and recognition of healthcare providers to intervene early in the course, in time for life saving therapy to be implemented.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
The planning committee members and presenter have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
- Explain the history of sepsis and its clinical classification.
- Identify the importance of awareness, early diagnosis, and treatment of sepsis patients.
- Describe the clinical presentation of sepsis patients.
- Examine normal and dysfunctional response to infection in sepsis patients.
- Explain the epidemiology of sepsis.
- Implement proper decision making pathways in the care of sepsis patients.
When you have successfully passed this course, you will receive a link to the EVMS CME office to confirm participation and receive your credits.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the cornerstone of infection control in all healthcare settings. Its proper deployment and use are essential in protecting providers and patients. This course is designed to test your knowledge and skills using a state of the art clinical activity simulator. Students will have an opportunity to refresh their knowledge of COVID-19 as an infective agent and then employ that knowledge in a state of the art virtual clinical simulator. Your competency and confidence in your ability to protect patients, colleagues, yourself, and your family will improve.
CME Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, and MedEd-Stat. MedChi is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Designation Statement
MedChi designates this Online enduring educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Planner Disclosure Statement:
The planners for this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Presenter Disclosure Statement:
The presenters of this CME course have reported no relevant financial relationships to disclose. They will not be referencing any off-label uses of product or devices.
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