Sepsis is the body's overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Learn more about the symptoms of sepsis, which kills 258,000 Americans each year.
Temperature — Higher or lower than normal
Infection — May have signs and symptoms of an infection
Mental decline — Confused, sleepy, difficult to rouse
Extremely ill — “I feel like I might die,” severe pain or discomfort
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 2.00 – 3.15 pm ET / 1.00 – 2.15 pm CT / 12.00 – 1.15 pm MT / 11.00 – 12.15 pm PT
Description: As momentum in the battle against sepsis continues to strengthen, there is a rising opportunity for nurses to lead initiatives in their organizations. Join Mary Kate Abbadessa and Andrea Cowan, 2018 winners of the Erin’s Campaign for Kids Nursing Award, and Children’s Hospital Association, to learn their strategies for nursing education and standardizing the care of patients with suspected sepsis.
1.0 hour of Continuing Nursing Education Credit will be awarded for attending this live event.
1.0 hour of Continuing Medical Education Credit will be awarded for attending this live event.
Registration is required. Register Now.
Mary Kate Abbadessa, MSN, RN, RN-BC, CPEN
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Emergency Department Clinical Nurse Specialist-Fellow
Andrea Cowan, RN, BSN
Primary Children’s Hospital
Emergency Department Nurse
Hillary Spangler, MD
UNC Children’s Hospital
Internal Medicine and Pediatric Physician
Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST
Description: This presentation will review the common sequelae of sepsis. Best practices to mitigate and/or recover from post-sepsis sequelae will be discussed. Discharge and post-discharge medical care will be presented to enhance survivorship.
Hallie Prescott, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine.
Step on Sepsis is returning to Research Triangle in Cary, North Carolina for the 5th year! Join fellow sepsis awareness advocates on June 1st for a 5K!
When: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Where: WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary, NC
Register at http://steponsepsis.org
– $30 through May 1
– $35 from May 1 – May 31
– $40 day of
– Children 10 & under are FREE (does not include shirt)
– Register by May 1 to guarantee an event t-shirt, after May 1 t-shirts will be given out while supplies last
– Additional shirts can be purchased for $20 per shirt. Please email Alex at email@example.com to order
Interested in sponsoring the event? Check out the sponsor packet here and email Alex at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The annual Jeffrey Ray Davis Sepsis Challenge is heading to Indianapolis! Join other sepsis awareness advocates on June 29th at Garfield Park for a 5K COLOR RUN!
Date: Saturday, June 29, 2019
Time: 10 AM
Location: Garfield Park – 2345 Pagoda Drive, Indianpolis, IN
To Register: http://jeffreydavis5k.org
Interested in sponsoring this event? You can view the sponsor options here. To become a sponsor, contact Alex at email@example.com.