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Sepsis Awareness Course


This course aims to raise awareness of sepsis and learn professionals how to reduce the risks associated with it.

Sepsis is the body's systemic inflammatory response to microbial infection which can cause organ damage, shock, and eventual death. It has been referred to before as a 'silent killer', and it is easy to understand why. Silent, because it can be extremely difficult to identify for both professionals and the public alike, with symptoms often suggesting less serious illnesses such as influenza. Estimates suggest that there are around 37,000 deaths per year associated with it. This course aims to raise awareness of sepsis and learn professionals how to reduce the risks associated with it.

Who is suitable?

This course is designed to provide an overview of sepsis to care workers, it is also suitable as refresher training for nurses.

Learning method

The course is delivered by North East Ambulance Service paramedic trainer via a 2-hour webinar followed by a multiple-choice online assessment.

Benefits

This course will help professionals understand what sepsis is and gain the knowledge to spot the signs of sepsis and what to do in this event.

What you will learn

The course will help you understand:

  • What is sepsis?
  • Raise awareness of sepsis in the community
  • What are the causes and who is more vulnerable?
  • What are the signs & symptoms?
  • What to do if signs & symptoms present?
  • How to reduce the risk of sepsis

Virtual sessions

There are two sessions to choose from (you only need attend one):

  • Thursday 15 September 2022 - 9.00am to 11.00am
  • Thursday 17 November 2022 - 9.00am to 11.00am

How to book

To book this course, please contact us.

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