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Audio Session and Presentation Slides from National Conference Nurse Practitioners 2017

Mortality rates from sepsis are estimated to be between 30% and 50%. The surviving sepsis guidelines were developed in an attempt to decrease this deadly syndrome. This presentation will discuss what is new in the guidelines, the epidemiology of sepsis, the bundles, and what you need to know to care for a septic patient. We'll also highlight key points with a case-based study.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the epidemiology of severe sepsis and its implications.
  2. Explain the 2016 Third International Consensus definitions for sepsis and septic shock.
  3. Discuss the sepsis bundles.
  4. Explore the new phase IV of the surviving sepsis campaign.
  5. Using a case presentation to explain the surviving sepsis campaign guidelines for the management of sepsis and septic shock.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.5 APH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. (CE Broker Course #20-621262)

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: ncnpfall2017S212A
Published: October 2017
Expires: 9/6/2019
Sources: National Conference for Nurse Practitioners - Fall 2017
Passing Score: 1/1 (100%)
Authors: Sophia Chu Rodgers FNP ACNP FCCM FAANP, Clinical Adjunct Faculty