Sepsis is a leading cause of hospital readmissions for nursing home residents, yet the early identification of sepsis in nursing homes remains a challenge. With limited research available, how might we begin to tackle this problem?Learn more about sepsis, who is at risk and the signs and symptoms for early detection. Click To Tweet
Please join Christine LaRocca, MD and the National Nursing Home Quality Improvement Campaign to learn more about sepsis, who is at risk and the signs and symptoms for early detection. In addition, we will:
- Review examples of sepsis screening tools commonly used in hospital settings;
- Learn what tools to use while recognizing the limitations of sepsis screening tools in the nursing home population; and
- Understand the elements of evidence-based treatment for optimal outcomes.
Date and time:Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:00 pm
Eastern Daylight Time (New York)