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AMDA's 2018 Annual Conference


FR19-18 - Sepsis in LTC: Recognition and Appropriate Response


Mar 23, 2018 3:30pm ‐ Mar 23, 2018 5:00pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00

Description

This session will address the presentation of sepsis in older adults, early recognition of sepsis in PA/LTC residents and realistic expectations for managing sepsis based on the staff, training, and resources available in most PA/LTC settings.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the clinical presentation of sepsis in older adult.
  2. Discuss initial assessment and management of an older adult with possible sepsis.
  3. Recognize the risks and benefits of attempting to manage sepsis in the PA/LTC setting.

Speaker(s):

  • Swati Gaur, AGSF, MD, MBA, CMD, Medical Director, Northeast Georgia Health System
  • Philip Sloane, MD, MPH, Distinguished Professor, Co-Director, Program on Aging, Sheps Center for HSR, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Theresa Rowe, DO, MS, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
  • Sheila McLean, MBA, LNHA

Credits

  • 1.50 - Clinical
  • 1.50 - CME
  • 1.50 - MOC

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