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The management of sepsis

Developed by: UKCPA Pharmacy Infection Network

Date

05, Aug 2020

Location

£ Prices

Members: £
Non-Members: £15

RPS Accredited Training Provider
05
Aug

This second session in the ‘microbiology and infectious disease; an introduction to’ series takes place on 05 August 2020 at 15.30 for one hour. 

This series is targeted for antimicrobial pharmacists starting out in this speciality and for non-specialists and new qualified pharmacists with an interest in antimicrobial stewardship.

This webinar will provide an overview on recognising, diagnosing and treating patients with sepsis. This session provides participants with the essential skills required for the safe and effective management of sepsis and septic shock.

Many of the concepts will focus on the management of infection in hospital setting but the principles and content are universal to all aspects of healthcare provision including community, clinic and non-acute settings.

The aim of this session is to introduce participants to the diagnosing and managing patients with infection and signs of sepsis.

After this webinar, participants will be able to:

1. Define sepsis, how it presents and the pathophysiological changes expected in a patient with sepsis

2. Discuss the importance of antimicrobials in the management of patients with sepsis

3. Define and describe what the role of the pharmacy profession is in managing sepsis

4. Described how can we improve patient outcomes

Speakers:

Stephen Hughes, Consult Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Marisa Lansman, Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Chair:

Adel Sheikh, UKCPA Pharmacy Infection Network Chair & Antibiotic/Respiratory Lead Pharmacist, Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust

The UKCPA invited its corporate members to support this webinar.  Sponsors have no input into the content of the meeting.  Industry supporters of this webinar providing financial support are: Pfizer.

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The UKCPA would like to take this opportunity to thank Pfizer for their support and encourage delegates to visit: https://smarthub.pfizerpro.co.uk

Booking Information

To book a place on this webinar, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-management-of-sepsis-tickets-112817859254

This webinar is free for UKCPA members.