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Surviving Sepsis
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The campaign continues but, after two years, what have we learned? Are the new measures making a difference in patient outcomes? In this session, we will take a look at the evidence and what comes next.

  • Sepsis Bundles
  • Pathway of Care
  • Initial Resuscitation
  • Infection Issues
  • Adjunctive Therapy
  • Financial Impact
  • Education
Objectives
  1. Identify evidence-based practices that prevent sepsis.
  2. Describe the nurse’s role in assessment of the patient experiencing SIRS, sepsis or septic shock.
  3. Discuss current management strategies for the patient with sepsis.
Outline
  • Sirs, Spesis, Septic Shock, and MODS
  • Inflammatory Injury
    • The Ripple Effect of Inflammation
    • Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS)
  • Sepsis
    • New Tool for Sepsis Used Instead of Apache Score
      • SOFA — 6 Criteria
        • Respiratory Status and Intrapulmonary Shunting
        • Coagulation Status
        • Liver
        • Cardiovascular
        • Neurological Functioning
        • Kidney Function
    • Epidemiology
    • Common Causes of Sepsis
    • Case Study
    • Surviving Sepsis Campaign
  • Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS)
  • Inflammatory Mediators
    • Cytokines
      • Systemic Effects of Cytokines
  • Labs and Sepsis
    • Lactate
    • Procalcitonin
    • Base Deficit
    • Anion Gap
    • Cultures
    • WBC's
  • Choosing Antibiotics
    • How do they work?
    • Bactericidal vs. Bacteriostatic
  • Treatment of Sepsis
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Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CMSRN, LNC

Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CMSRN, LNC, has been a nurse for nearly 30 years specializing in intensive care. She earned her legal nurse consultant training through the Vickie Milazzo Institute in 2008 and has worked on nearly 250 cases for various boards of nursing. She has worked with attorneys on pre-corrective action and with nurses to meet consultation requirements to fulfill corrective action guidelines.

Additionally, Cyndi has worked as a legal nurse consultant responsible to analyze medical records, determine merit, assist with client interviews, attend medical appointments, locate testing experts, complete chronologies, review billing for accuracy, provide deposition/jury question development, and assist in court strategy development. Cyndi is a renowned national seminar speaker having spoken for numerous companies since 2008, including her own, Clinical Review Consultants. She works for Mayo Clinic in Minnesota continuing her passion for bedside nursing in critical care.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Cynthia Zarbano is the owner of Clinical Review Consultants and has an employment relationship with Mayo Mankato. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Cynthia Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationships.


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