Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes in the PICU
This course was designed because this education will likely improve nursing understanding and knowledge on sepsis and antibiotic administration and improve the PICU’s time to administration to more closely align with IPSO’s guidelines.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- List the signs and symptoms of sepsis
- Describe the importance of administering antibiotics within 60 minutes
- List the resuscitation bundle outlined by IPSO
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.5 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 0.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 0.50 Attendance