5th Annual Sepsis Symposium- Virtual Meeting

September 24, 2020

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This knowledge-based conference will feature national experts on both sepsis and COVID-19. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the short and long term impacts of sepsis and current research priorities in this field. Wellspan, a recipient of NQIs prestigious John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award will share how their multi-hospital system operational approach improved over sepsis care and outcomes related to sepsis.

Sessions will be offered on the science and clinical aspects of COVID-19, including a focus on clinical presentation and management. A presentation will include a  comprehensive update on recent clinical trials.

 

This program is free to all Jefferson and Mainline Health employees.

 

Successful Completion

Physicians, Nurses, Other Healthcare Providers

To successfully complete this activity, the required evaluation must be completed no later than Sunday, November 8, 2020. Thereafter, the evaluation will no longer be available and credits will not be issued. No refunds will be offered for failure to complete the required evaluation by the stated deadline.

Pharmacists

To successfully complete this activity, the required evaluation must be completed no later than Saturday, October 24, 2020. Thereafter, the evaluation will no longer be available and credits will not be issued. No refunds will be offered for failure to complete the required evaluation by the stated deadline.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support

This educational activity received commercial support from the Mountain Laurel Risk Retention Group.

Target Audience

This course is designed for all physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, and physician assistants.

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate the clinical manifestations of a mild presentation of COVID-19 vs the progressive presentation to viral sepsi
  • Identify how the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic, disease burden, and distribution, presents a significant and prolonged challenge for healthcare providers and systems.
  • Analyze clinical presentation and treatment pitfalls of sepsis.
  • Examine the latest developments and efficacy in the treatment of COVID. 
  • Evaluate how a remote monitoring platform for tracking indicators of sepsis can improve timelines and reduce variation of care with the goal of reducing sepsis related morbidity and mortality and healthcare costs related to sepsis.
  • Recognize how the acute clinical course of sepsis can impact quality of life after hospital discharge, and long term functional status.
  • PA patient safety and nursing pharmacology credits are offered.
Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Methodist Hospital
Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience (JHN)
Content Areas: 
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Internal Medicine
Population Health
Primary Care
Pulmonology
Course Format: 
Live Webinar
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 ACPE
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.25 Attendance
  • 4.25 CNE
  • 4.00 Patient Safety
Course opens: 
08/07/2020
Course expires: 
05/10/2021
Event starts: 
09/24/2020 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
09/24/2020 - 2:35pm
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
0

Preliminary Program Agenda & Learning Objectives

For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.

 

image This CE activity is a live virtual meeting. Instructions for accessing the course will be emailed to registrants prior to the start of the activity.

 

 

Panels & Featured Speakers 

Wellspan Health  Panel 
 Steven Delaveris, DO 
 Emily Edleblute, MS, RN
 Angela Mayes BSN, RN

 

WACEM (World Academy of Emergency Medicine) Panel

     Sagar Sinha, MD
Salvatore Di Somma MD
Hassan Al Thani MD
Prabath Nanayakkara MD
 Stainislaw Stawicki MD
Pushpa Sharma MD

 

Featured Speakers 
Anna Marie Chang, MD
Hallie  Prescott, MD
David Oxman, MD
David Gaieski, MD
Jason Goldman, MD
Munish Goyal,MD 
Nicholas Johnson, MD

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Such disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.

Planning Committee

The following planning committee members have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

David Gaieski, MD-Activity Director
Joyce Stout, MPA, RN, CPHQ
Cindy Hou, DO
Carol Kelly, MSN, RN
Bernadette Cabry, MSH, RN
Karen Ryan, MSN, RN
Jeannine Girolamo, MSN, RN
Therese McGurkin, MSN, RN
Jerin Juby, MS, RT

Planner Disclosure
Glen Oettinger, PharmD, BCPS
Consultant, Scientific Advisor, Product Speaker Bureau for Janssen Pharmaceuticals
 

https://jointaccreditation.org/sites/default/files/JointlyAccreditedProviderTM_0.pngIn support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University 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.

 

Credit Designation

Physicians: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: This activity awards 4.25 nursing contact hours.

Pharmacists: This knowledge-based continuing education activity is designated for 4.25 contact hours of continuing education credit. 

Other Healthcare Professionals: This  educational activity is designated for 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Credits

PA Patient Safety and Risk Credit: The entire agenda for this activity qualifies for 4.00 PA Patient Safety and Risk credits.

Nursing Pharmacotherapeutic Credit: 1.92 nursing pharmacotherapeutic credits offered. The following sessions qualify:

Bacterial Sepsis Case Discussion/Q&A
Hallie Prescott MD and Munish Goyal MD

Is it COVID or is it Sepsis?/Q&A
Dave Oxman MD and David Gaieski MD

Overview of Drug Therapies and Therapeutic Options  for COVID-19/Q&A
Jason Goldman, MD

Available Credit

  • 4.25 ACPE
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.25 Attendance
  • 4.25 CNE
  • 4.00 Patient Safety

Price

Cost:
$50.00
Please login or register to take this course.

 

Profession/ AffiliationRegistration Fee
Non- Jefferson Healthcare Professional $50.00
Jefferson Health Professional Complimentary: pre-registration required
Main Line Health Professional Complimentary -Please email : LevyP@MLHS.ORG to receive code.

 

HOW TO REGISTER

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

  • Pre-registration ends Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Onsite registration will be accepted.
  • No refunds will be granted after Friday, September 18, 2020. See full refund policy

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