Series date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 1:00pm

OVERVIEW

Sepsis/Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock is a significant healthcare concern for the U.S. population because of its high prevalence, morbidity, mortality and medical costs. Mortality from sepsis increases 8% for every hour that antibiotic treatment is delayed. Sepsis is a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals. This course provides a review of the Sepsis Clinical Pathway at Baptist Health South Florida.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Critical Care Physicians, Emergency Department Physicians, Hospitalists, Internal Medicine Physicians, Infectious Disease Physicians, General Surgeons, Oncologists and Obstetricians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

  • Explain the evidence-based data supporting standardization efforts to ensure consistent delivery of care in sepsis patients.  
  • Identify and triage sepsis patients according to clinical pathways and consistently implement appropriate, timely treatment protocols.  

 

NARRATOR

Eduardo Martinez-DuBouchet, M.D. 
Telehealth Medical Director, eICU, Transfer Center
Baptist Health South Florida 

 

CONTENT CONTRIBUTORS 

Leslie C. Everett, R.N.
Director of Nursing
Homestead Hospital, Intensive Care Unit 

Eduardo Martinez-DuBouchet, M.D. 
Telehealth Medical Director, eICU, Transfer Center
Baptist Health South Florida 

Tatiana Posada, BSN, R.N.
Clinical Consultant, Evidence-Based Clinical Care
Baptist Clinical Enterprise, Baptist Health South Florida

Lellany Ruiz
Project Manager, Evidence-Based Clinical Care
Baptist Clinical Enterprise, Baptist Health South Florida

Lisa-Mae Williams, Ph.D., R.N.
Director of Operations, eICU
Baptist Health South Florida 
 

Content contributors have indicated that neither they nor their spouses/partners have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and they will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in their presentations or discussions.

All other team members and those involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Series location: 
various locations
Miami, FL
United States