Sepsis

Breakout Session
Main Building ED 213
P, AAFP, PA, NP, N, D, PH (1 hour)

Sepsis is a common cause of morbidity and mortality around the world. Recently, new definitions as well as new management guidelines have been put forth. The goal of this session is to review these new definitions and management guidelines, especially as it may related to care of patients in low resource settings.

Objectives

1. Review the new definitions of sepsis and septic shock
2. Review the new 2016 Surviving Sepsis Guidelines
3. Review the implications of these new definitions and guidelines for low resource settings.