Sepsis in the Community and Antimicrobial Resistance for GP Nurses
To provide registered nurses with the knowledge and skills to recognise and manage the care of a person with sepsis
By the end of this session the registered nurse will be able to:
- Define the term ‘sepsis’
- Identify the risk factors for sepsis
- Assess a person with suspected sepsis and stratify the risk of severe illness/death using criteria based on age.
- Explain the management of a person with suspected sepsis in the community
- Discuss the importance of family-oriented care and communication with carers
- Discuss the threat of Antimicrobial Resistance
- Explain how prescribing in accordance with local and National Guidelines can reduce Antimicrobial Resistance
General Practice Nurses Only
Lecture and discussion
Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.
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