HR Direct: Pediatric Sepsis for Physicians and APPs – Part of the UPMC Patient Safety Education Series

Welcome to Phase II of the UPMC Patient Safety Introduction course.  As part of our journey through topics that can have a profound impact on patient safety and quality, this module will examine the topic of Pediatric sepsis.

Topics covered in this module include, Pediatric sepsis best practices, resources and expectations.

 

Target Audience

Physicians, Fellows, Residents, and Advanced Practice Providers

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the signs and symptoms of early sepsis in pediatric patients
  • Apply the screening tool for pediatric sepsis
  • Implement early management of pediatric sepsis patients
  • List pediatric populations at high risk for sepsis
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Course opens: 
08/20/2019
Course expires: 
09/09/2020
HR Direct
United States

 

  • Andrew Buchert, MD - Medical Director, Clinical Resource Management UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh 
  • Lisa Sheehan MSN, RN, VA-BC - Programmatic Nurse Specialist - Quality Education and Program Development, Wolff Center at UPMC

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of (0.5) AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All presenters’ disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/20/2019
Course expires: 
09/09/2020
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