Live Webinar: Prevention of Infection and Sepsis during Recovery from Cardiac and other High-Risk Surgeries
July 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Date: July 15, 2021
Time: 12:00 – 2:30 PM EDT / 9:00 am – 11:30 AM PDT
This live educational event will review infection and sepsis prevention during recovery from cardiac and other high-risk surgeries. Preventing post-surgical infection and sepsis begins with preoperative assessments and considerations and continues through surgery into the immediate acute postoperative and post-acute phases of recovery. Presentations covering infection and sepsis prevention strategies to improve surgical recovery will include pre-, intra-, immediate post-operative, and post-acute considerations, as well as discussion of specific considerations for the underserved and health disparate populations. This 2.5 hour free educational event is supported by a grant from the Edwards Lifesciences Foundation – Every Heartbeat Matters program and will offer both RN CE Contact Hours as well as AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Steven Q. Simpson, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Kansas, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Chief Medical Officer, Sepsis Alliance
Jeanna Blitz, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Duke University
Steven D. Harrington, MD, MBA, FACS, ABTS, FACC
Clinical Advisor, Corazon Inc.
Cindy Hou, DO, MA, MBA, FACOI, FACP, FIDSA
Infection Control Officer, Jefferson Health
Stanley K. Frencher Jr., MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Urology, UCLA
RN CE Contact Hours as well as AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ available!
Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this webinar by Edwards Lifesciences.