• Webinar/Call
  • September 23, 2020

Leveraging Technology and Telehealth to Improve Sepsis Care for Children

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how the emergence of new technologies can be leveraged to enhance diagnosis and treatment of pediatric sepsis
  • Describe how the PedsGuide smartphone application improved the evaluation process of febrile infants with suspected sepsis.
  • Understand the potential for telehealth to increase the number of children who receive timely and appropriate sepsis care.
  • Recognize the value of the web-based Diagnostic Safety Toolkit for reducing pediatric sepsis diagnostic errors through case-based learning and diagnostic timeouts.

Disclosure:

As an accredited provider of continuing education (CE), Children's Hospital Association has a conflict of interest policy that requires everyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships, with any commercial interest. Any potential conflicts are resolved so that presentations are evidenced-based and scientifically balanced. No conflict of interest exists for any CE presenter/author or planning committee member related to the content of this educational activity.

Accreditation Statement:

 In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Children's Hospital Association and Sepsis Alliance. Children’s Hospital Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

For Physicians: Children's Hospital Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For Nurses: Children's Hospital Association designates this activity for a maximum of  1.0 ANCC contact hours.

For Pharmacists: Children’s Hospital Association designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for pharmacists.

Criteria for successful completion of this educational activity includes confirmation of individual session(s) attendance in its entirety and completion of program evaluation. A link to the on-line combined program Evaluation and Verification of Attendance survey will be emailed to participants. To receive a certificate of completion, attendees must complete the survey. Certificates will be emailed to physician and nurse participants. Pharmacists may obtain a CPE Credit Certificate from their NABP e-Profile.

Instructions for Completion:

Criteria for successful completion of this educational activity includes confirmation of session(s) attendance in its entirety and completion of program evaluation. An online Verification of Attendance and Evaluation Form will be made available to participants at the conclusion of the program. To receive a certificate of completion, individuals must be registered prior to the activity and complete the online form following the activity. Certificates will be emailed to participants.