Sepsis in the Community and Antimicrobial Resistance for GP Nurses

 

Purpose

To provide registered nurses with the knowledge and skills to recognise and manage the care of a person with sepsis

Learning Outcomes

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

Audience

 General Practice Nurses Only

Method

 Lecture and discussion

Cost

£0.00

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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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Tuesday, 11 December, 2018
(1.30 - 4.30)
CEC - Antrim Evelyn Walton
Peter Kennedy