Early Sepsis Identification

Early Sepsis Identification

Identification: MSNJ1711
Issue: July-August 2017
Volume: Vol. 26/No. 4
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Contact hours available until 8/31/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The author(s), editor, editorial board, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

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No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and the Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5387. Licensees in the state of California must retain this certificate for four years after the CNE activity is completed.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Rosemarie Marmion, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC, AMSN Education Director.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to discuss early identification of sepsis through routine screening and nursing education.


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Early Sepsis Identification

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Jennifer Jones
9/26/17 2:55 am

The acute care hospital I work at currently is using a computer generated Sepsis screen. The screening results, if positive for sepsis, are noted by the nurse by way of a pop-up message on the computer.

Nancy Sliwa
10/13/17 6:41 pm


Nancy Sliwa
10/14/17 5:57 pm

Can't seem to submit the questionaire for CE credit. Any suggestions. I"ve completeted the survey but there is no submit button.

Karen Newby
11/7/17 5:21 pm

I would be interested to know if anyone has any information on the lactate score and how it is used when diagnosing sepsis. Thank you!

Michelle Rudolph
3/13/18 5:50 am

Great sepsis article we use an EWS score to help us detect sepsis