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Webinar – Communicating with Sepsis Patients: A Survivor’s Story
November 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
There are an estimated 1.4 million patients who survive sepsis each year in the United States. Hear firsthand from Darrell Raikes, a sepsis survivor and 2019 Erin Kay Flatley Spirit Award Winner, as he discusses his 32-day ICU stay and ensuing recovery. Participants will learn about post-sepsis physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges faced by many sepsis survivors. A Critical Care specialist will review the importance of early sepsis recognition to improve patient outcomes. There will also be a discussion on communication strategies to ensure that patients and their healthcare team of the patient’s condition after sepsis is diagnosed and treated.