Addressing Challenges in the Recognition and Management of Pediatric Sepsis in the Emergency Department, Critical Care and Post-Sepsis Care

1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour of which 0.25 contain pharmacology content. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $10 for NAPNAP Members. For non-members, this continuing education activity rate is $20. This course is a record presentation for NAPNAP's 2024 National Conference. 

Sepsis remains one of the most frequent causes of pediatric morbidity and mortality. This presentation will address challenges in pediatric sepsis recognition and management, as well as provide education regarding care of the septic patient in various settings (e.g., emergency department, critical care, and post-sepsis care). Participants will be introduced to sepsis protocols currently being utilized within institutions across the country.

This archived presentation from our 2024 national conference is available as part of a bundle of courses recorded during our 2024 conference in Denver, CO. Purchase the conference bundle to be enrolled in the full library of 2024 conference sessions, and earn up to 27 NAPNAP Contact Hours, 5.5 Pharmacology,1.25 Psychopharmacology and 2.5 Controlled Substance. 

This continuing education activity is offered at a member-only discounted rate of $199, a cost-savings of more than $60. Non-members may purchase this bundle for $500. Great news - You can join NAPNAP before purchasing to save more than $300. To see the complete listing of courses included in the 2024 conference bundle, click here.

Please note that this program is a recording from a live session from NAPNAP 2024 national conference in Denver, CO. If you earned CE for this session, this course will be a duplicate.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe current systematic approaches to pediatric sepsis recognition
  • Discuss strategies for earlier recognition of pediatric sepsis in the community, primary care, ED and critical care
  • Define current recommendations of sepsis management per the current SCCM guidelines
  • Identify treatment strategies for pediatric sepsis in each setting; community, primary care, ED and critical care
  • Discuss the management of post-sepsis care in the pediatric population
Course summary
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  • 1.00 Contact hours


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