• Level 2
  • 3 Hours Duration
  • 1 Year Certificate

Sepsis Training

This sepsis training will increase delegates knowledge of sepsis and infections.

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This sepsis training will increase delegates knowledge of sepsis and infections.

The course will teach the causes of sepsis and people most at risk.

They will be able to understand the early signs and symptoms of sepsis and have knowledge of the correct treatment required.

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Course Summary

  • Understanding of Sepsis
  • Knowledge on infections
  • Definition of SIRS, Sepsis, Severe Sepsis & Septic Shock
  • Causes of Sepsis
  • People most at risk
  • Early Signs & Symptoms of Sepsis
  • Diagnosis of Sepsis
  • Treatment for Sepsis
  • Prevention of Sepsis

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    Where Do You Deliver The Sepsis Training?

    We can deliver this training at your premises, as long as it's within the UK. Also, we have our own venues in the Midlands if you don't have access to a training room. In addition, we are able to deliver this training virtually using Zoom.

    Who Is This Sepsis Training For?

    This training is for anyone working within the health and social care sector.

    How Many Delegates Can I Have On One Session?

    We will deliver this training for a group of up to 12 delegates. Similarly, for larger groups we can either provide multiple trainers on the same day or run multiple days to get everyone trained.

    Who Will Conduct The Training?

    One of our expert clinical tutors, these are either Nurses or Doctors with an abundance of clinical and complex care experience and knowledge - so you'll be in great hands! Furthermore, we will let you know who is doing the training in advance, you can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.

Sepsis Training Course

This sepsis training will increase delegates knowledge of sepsis and infections.

The course will teach the causes of sepsis and people most at risk.

They will be able to understand the early signs and symptoms of sepsis and have knowledge of the correct treatment required.

Sepsis Course Content:

Module-1: Understanding Sepsis

  • Introduction to Sepsis: We’ll start with the basics, explaining what sepsis is and why it’s essential to understand in healthcare.
  • Significance in Healthcare: Understand why sepsis is a critical concern in the medical field and how it affects patients.
  • Impact on Patients: Learn how sepsis can impact individuals and the importance of early intervention.
  • Historical Perspective: Explore the history of sepsis to gain insights into its evolution in healthcare.

Module-2: Infections and Sepsis

  • Relationship Between Infections and Sepsis: Discover how infections can lead to sepsis and their connection.
  • Common Types of Infections Leading to Sepsis: Identify the infections that often result in sepsis and why.
  • Identifying Infection Sources: Learn how to pinpoint the sources of infections that can cause sepsis.

Module-3: SIRS, Sepsis, Severe Sepsis & Septic Shock

  • Defining Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS): Understand the basics of SIRS and its role in sepsis.
  • Understanding Sepsis: Explore what sepsis entails and how it differs from other related conditions.
  • Differentiating Sepsis from Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Learn to distinguish between these different stages of sepsis and their clinical implications.

Module-4: Causes of Sepsis

  • Infectious and Non-Infectious Causes: Examine the various factors, both infectious and non-infectious, that can lead to sepsis.
  • Recognizing Risk Factors: Identify the factors that put individuals at higher risk for sepsis.
  • Case Studies: Delve into real-world case studies to understand how sepsis develops in different scenarios.

Module-5: High-Risk Groups

  • Identifying Vulnerable Populations: Learn who is most vulnerable to sepsis and why.
  • Age, Medical Conditions, and Risk: Explore how age and pre-existing medical conditions influence sepsis risk.
  • Proactive Measures: Discover strategies to take proactive measures to reduce sepsis risk in high-risk groups.

Module-6: Recognising Early Signs & Symptoms

  • The Importance of Early Detection: Understand why early detection of sepsis is crucial for effective treatment.
  • Common Symptoms: Learn about the typical symptoms of sepsis to recognize them promptly.
  • Clinical Assessment: Explore how healthcare professionals assess patients for sepsis symptoms.
  • Case Studies: Analyze real-life cases to practice identifying early signs of sepsis.

Module-7: Diagnosing Sepsis

  • Diagnostic Procedures: Explore the medical tests and procedures used to diagnose sepsis.
  • Blood Tests and Imaging: Understand how blood tests and imaging play a role in sepsis diagnosis.
  • Interpretation of Results: Learn how healthcare professionals interpret test results to confirm sepsis.
  • Differential Diagnosis: Discover how sepsis is differentiated from other medical conditions with similar symptoms.

Module 8: Treating Sepsis

  • Immediate Actions: Understand the critical first steps in treating sepsis to save lives.
  • Medications and Therapies: Learn about the medications and treatments used to manage sepsis.
  • Multidisciplinary Approach: Explore how different healthcare professionals collaborate to provide comprehensive sepsis care.
  • Case-Based Learning: Apply your knowledge to real cases to understand sepsis treatment in practice.

Module 9: Preventing Sepsis

  • Infection Control Measures: Discover effective infection control strategies to prevent sepsis.
  • Vaccination: Learn about vaccinations and their role in sepsis prevention.
  • Educational Initiatives: Explore educational programs aimed at raising awareness and preventing sepsis.
  • Public Health Strategies: Understand the broader strategies and policies in place to prevent sepsis on a public health scale.

Learning Outcome:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand what sepsis is and its significance in healthcare.
  • Identify common infections leading to sepsis and their sources.
  • Differentiate between sepsis stages (SIRS, Sepsis, Severe Sepsis, Septic Shock).
  • Examine the causes of sepsis, including risk factors.
  • Recognize high-risk groups and take proactive measures.
  • Recognize early signs and symptoms of sepsis.
  • Understand diagnostic procedures and test results.
  • Know how to treat sepsis with immediate actions, medications, and therapies.
  • Implement infection control measures and vaccination for sepsis prevention

Questions and Answer

What is sepsis training for care homes?

Sepsis training for care homes is a program designed to educate staff working in care homes about sepsis. It aims to help them recognize the signs and symptoms of sepsis, understand the importance of early intervention, and learn how to respond effectively to suspected cases of sepsis among residents.

Is sepsis training mandatory in the UK?

Sepsis training is not mandatory for everyone in the UK, but it is strongly recommended for healthcare professionals, including those working in care homes and pharmacies.

Healthcare organizations often encourage their staff to undergo sepsis training to improve patient care and safety.

What is sepsis training for pharmacy staff?

Sepsis training for pharmacy staff is a program that provides pharmacists and pharmacy employees with knowledge and skills related to sepsis.

It helps them identify the signs of sepsis in customers, offer guidance on seeking medical help, and collaborate with healthcare professionals to support sepsis patients.

What is the sepsis e-learning module?

The sepsis e-learning module is an online educational resource that offers information and training on sepsis. It typically covers topics such as sepsis recognition, early intervention, and best practices for healthcare professionals. To access our sepsis e-learning module, click the link.