Additional Sepsis Training Resources

6.1 – Alphabet Soup – SIRS, SOFA, qSOFA and MEWS
Understand key sepsis screening tools.

6.2 – Challenges in Sepsis Diagnosis
Recognize presenting symptoms that can cause a missed sepsis diagnosis.

6.3 – Effective and Critical Communication
Revitalize communication skills necessary for patient advocacy.

6.4 – Fluids for Sepsis
Understand fluid recommendations and explore key literature supporting fluid resuscitation in all septic patients with persistent hypotension.

6.5 – Gap Analysis
Identify any gaps between a facility’s current state and ideal state for sepsis response.

6.6. – Identifying Time Zero
Grasp the criteria for identifying Time Zero using either the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines or the CMS Core Measure SEP-1.

6.7 – Importance of EMS in Sepsis
Engage and partner with emergency medical service personnel in identifying sepsis patients early.

6.8 – Optimizing Fluid Management in Sepsis Patients
Learn how to assess a patient for fluid responsiveness using static or dynamic assessments.

6.9 – Poll Everywhere
Transform your interaction with a tech-savvy generation utilizing a mobile polling application.

6.10 – Screening and Code Sepsis Best Practices
Develop a facility-wide sepsis alert to mobilize resources to the patient’s bedside.

6.11 – Severe Sepsis Checklist Sample
Ensure vital treatment steps are not missed by incorporating a severe sepsis checklist.

6.12 – Severe Sepsis Screening Tool Sample
Identify a patient in severe sepsis or septic shock.

Toni Foos

Manager, Infection Prevention and Clinical Quality