Pediatric Sepsis: Using Evidence to Save Lives

1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour. 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 an archived presentation from NAPNAP's 2023 National Conference and is offered free with a coupon for conference attendees until 12/31/23.  

In children, sepsis is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality, with a case fatality rate of up to 20%. Early recognition and treatment are vital to improving sepsis outcomes. This session presents the latest evidence-based recommendations relevant to APRN care of children with sepsis. 

Please note that this program is a recording from a live and virtual session from NAPNAP 2023 national conference in Orlando, Fla. If you earned CE for this session, this course will be a duplicate.

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This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as an agency providing continuing education credit. individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post tests will be awarded 1.0 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners contact hours.

Keywords: sepsis

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the epidemiology of pediatric sepsis in hospital settings.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of pediatric sepsis, including barriers and facilitators to pediatric sepsis identification.
  • Examine evidence-based guidelines for pediatric sepsis care.
  • Discuss legislative and regulatory policies intended to improve pediatric sepsis outcomes.
Course summary
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Kristin Gigli, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC

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