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.
This free webinar will cover:
Presenter: Sharon L. Hansen, MN, RN, CCRN
For more than 30 years, Sharon has been a critical care nurse in the Tacoma, WA area and a critical care nurse educator for the last 10 years.
Sepsis affects 26 million people annually worldwide. Help raise sepsis awareness and honor those affected by sepsis by joining advocates across the globe on this one day, September 30, 2017, to go the extra mile. Whether you complete your mile running, walking, biking, swimming, or with another activity, you will be one of the Sepsis Awareness Superheroes the world needs.
Register now to pledge your support and receive a superhero sticker to let the world know you’re joining the fight against sepsis. Raise $50 or more and receive your own Sepsis Awareness Superhero cape to wear during your mile. (To guarantee delivery before September 30, $50 must be raised before September 25.)
This event will help fund a program to educate Emergency Medical Services personnel and First Responders to identify and treat sepsis before arriving at the hospital.
Between Sunday, September 24 and Saturday, September 30, 2017, participating swimmers will swim laps to raise funds. It’s easy and fun! Swimmers pay a small entrance fee and fill out a Swim for Sepsis Awareness Swim Entry and Sponsor Form to participate, and encourage their friends, family, co-workers and others to sponsor each lap they swim.
We will celebrate our participants and their sponsors at the AQUAMANIA! Barbeque and Awards Ceremony, September 30th at 12:30pm-2:30pm at the Harbor Point Club.
The second Scare Away Sepsis, a Halloween costume party, is the feature event in Canada working to raise sepsis awareness, and to raise funds for Sepsis Alliance. The evening includes dinner and a door prize raffle, plus music by Big Louie and the Band! Plus prizes are awarded for the best costume!