Sepsis Survival: Rapid Recognition & the Latest Treatment Guidelines
Sepsis remains a common diagnosis, sadly with a high mortality rate. Management of sepsis is a complicated clinical challenge requiring early recognition and management of infection, hemodynamic issues, and other organ dysfunctions. Nurses are often the first to encounter the patient at risk for sepsis. “Time” is of the essence in the identification and management of sepsis. Robin Gilbert, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN will share new tips to help you pick up on clinical signs/symptoms that could indicate a concern and will provide you with up-to-date information to guide initial interventions for the patient.
Don’t miss the early warning signs. YOU can make a difference in decreasing patient mortality rates.
Robin Gilbert, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, has over 25 years of experience in emergency nursing. She is both a certified emergency nurse and certified pediatric emergency nurse. Robin has extensive experience working in the emergency department, progressive care, intermediate care, transitional care, step-down and, currently, as the regional manager for staff development at Central Maine Medical Center. Robin draws on her expertise to teach her own hospital staff and experienced healthcare audiences throughout the country on a variety of critical care and emergency nursing topics.
She has been an item writer for the Board Certification of Emergency Nursing (BCEN), a former Chairperson of BCEN, and most recently a contributing writer for the current CEN Review Manual. Robin is an active member of the Emergency Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Association for Nursing Professional Development, and is a reviewer for the ANCC’s Pathway to Excellence.