Week 5: Sepsis Management (Med-Surg Onsite 2015)

Illustration showing the bloodstream response to sepsis.

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

  1. Define SIRS, sepsis and severe sepsis.
  2. Describe pathophysiology of sepsis syndrome.
  3. Identify signs of severe sepsis. 
  4. Identify role of a Med-Surg nurse in implementing the six hour sepsis bundle.
Course summary

Mary Jo Kelly, RN, MN, CCRN, CCNS, ACNS-BC
Acute Surgery and Pain CNS, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

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