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Sponsored Webinar: IL-6 Testing in Critical Care Settings: The Emerging Use of Biomarkers in Contemporary Management of COVID-19 and Respiratory Failure
Date: January 26, 2023 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET / 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT Description: This sponsored webinar will discuss the challenges of identifying serious complication risks and treating patients with high-risk conditions including severe COVID-19, sepsis, and respiratory failure in emergency department and intensive care unit settings. The presenter will also discuss Bluejay's Symphony IL-6 test, which has the potential to provide simple, reliable, rapid, near-patient testing by delivering quantitative measurements of IL-6 to determine the need…Find out more »
CE Webinar: Empowering Sepsis Survivors: Developing Patient & Family Education and Discharge Plans
Date: February 14, 2023 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET / 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT Description: Sepsis survivors often face many physical, mental, and emotional challenges following their initial hospitalization. Up to 75% of sepsis survivors develop new functional disabilities and 34% develop severe cognitive impairment. These post-sepsis complications can lead to high rates of post-discharge mortality and readmissions. During this presentation, participants will learn about the long-term outcomes and risks faced by sepsis survivors. Additionally, there will be information…Find out more »
Sponsored Webinar: The Secrets of the CBC… What’s the Diff?
Date: February 22, 2023 Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET / 10:00 - 11:00 am PT Description: This webinar will provide attendees with an in-depth explanation and understanding of Complete Blood Count (CBC) test results for nurses. Attendees will discover the hidden gems within many reportable parameters, including the clues that can point to sepsis diagnosis and how this aids with patient assessment and management. Speaker: Kathleen M. Vollman, MSN, RN, CCNS, FCCM, FCNS, FAAN Clinical Nurse Specialist/Consultant ADVANCING NURSING, LLC…Find out more »
Sponsored Webinar: Give Blood Culture Quality the Attention your Patients Deserve – It Takes a Team!
Date: March 7, 2023 Time: 2:00 - 2:30 pm ET / 11:00 - 11:30 am PT Description: Blood cultures are the gold standard test for sepsis diagnosis, and an essential first step in infectious organism identification. Improving blood culture quality is critical to the outcomes for a patient with suspected sepsis. Unfortunately, blood culture quality, including the test’s sensitivity and specificity, is notoriously susceptible to variances in the techniques and technologies used. This is concerning because compromised sensitivity decreases the…Find out more »
CE Webinar: Recognition and Treatment of Infections in ESKD and AKI in Sepsis – A Special World Kidney Day Event
Date: March 9, 2023 Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET / 12:00 - 1:00 pm PT Description: Studies have shown that death from sepsis in end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) patients can be up to 50% higher than that of the general population. Furthermore, acute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent complication associated with sepsis, and AKI from sepsis carries an increased risk of morbidity and mortality. During this special World Kidney Day webinar, presented by Sepsis Alliance, presenters will overview infections…Find out more »
Sponsored Webinar: Rooting Out Sepsis Using Artificial Intelligence in the Emergency Department
Date: March 23, 2023 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET / 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT Description: Rapid advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare are significantly transforming the practice of medicine by enabling higher levels of efficiency and speed, care delivery, and confidence in decision making. During this presentation, participants will learn about emerging AI technology and its potential to revolutionize our approach to sepsis care by enabling rapid triaging and disposition of patients at risk for or…Find out more »