Sepsis, fluids and pressors

Introduction to Sepsis

*Please take the quiz below the video to receive credit.

Objectives

  1. Define sepsis and its impact on the US population and hospitals
  2. Understand the causes of sepsis and what increases a patients susceptibility to sepsis
  3. Describe the first steps a provider should take following the recognition of sepsis
  4. Understand when to appropriately send blood cultures when not part of a sepsis bundle

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Quiz

Intro to Sepsis Quiz


CMS Sepsis Core Measure

*Please take the quiz below the video to receive credit.

Objectives

  1. Define Sepsis
  2. Review pathophysiology of sepsis
  3. Review National Impact of Sepsis
  4. Explain CMS sepsis core measures and define strategies in place to meet current standards
  5. Explain the use of MEWS/SRS as a tool for early sepsis recognition
  6. Review UF Health’s Sepsis management protocol

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Quiz

Sepsis CMS Quiz