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.
Describe the clinical presentation of sepsis in older adult.
Discuss initial assessment and management of an older adult with possible sepsis.
Recognize the risks and benefits of attempting to manage sepsis in the PA/LTC setting.
AGSF, MD, MBA, CMD,
Northeast Georgia Health System
Distinguished Professor, Co-Director, Program on Aging, Sheps Center for HSR,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill