Webinar: Safeguarding Students Part 1 – Addressing Pediatric Sepsis in School-Based Health Care
March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Date: Monday, March 18, 2024
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET/11:00 – 12:00 pm PT
School-based healthcare professionals play a vital role in helping children stay as healthy as possible. They also deal with health issues and emergencies that occur during school hours. In part one of this 2-part series focusing on sepsis education and prevention for school-based healthcare professionals, attendees will explore the critical topic of pediatric sepsis. This presentation will explore the burden of sepsis, particularly focusing on its impact on pediatric populations. Through a comprehensive analysis of the epidemiology of pediatric sepsis, attendees will gain valuable insights into the prevalence, risk factors, and clinical implications of this life-threatening condition among children.
This session will also highlight the pivotal role of school-based healthcare professionals in supporting sepsis prevention efforts. By emphasizing early recognition strategies, vaccination education initiatives, and the importance of educating families and students about sepsis, attendees will learn practical approaches to enhance sepsis awareness and promote proactive measures within educational settings.
This educational resource is supported by a grant from the Del E. Webb Foundation.
Joseph Carcillo, MD
Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Critical Care Medicine