Pediatric Sepsis Courses

Pediatric Learning Solutions provides online education designed to address the educational needs of clinicians in the management of sepsis in the pediatric patient. Using evidence-based practice, clinicians can improve patient outcomes by reducing variability in processes across the continuum of sepsis care.

Approximately 4,500 children die every year from sepsis in the United States. However, the actual number of associated deaths is likely to be higher as many patients with an underlying disease process, such as prematurity or congenital heart disease, also die from sepsis.

Our Sepsis courses, along with other CHA initiatives, are helping to change that.

Pediatric Learning Solutions courses

Pediatric Sepsis
  • Describes sepsis and the mechanisms behind systemic inflammation
  • Discusses prevention, recognition and management of pediatric sepsis
  • Available for CNE and CRCE contact hours
Caring for the Pediatric Patient in Shock
  • Focuses on recognition and differentiation of obstructive, cardiogenic, hypovolemic and distributive shock
  • Describes management strategies for each type of shock, including pediatric-specific national guidelines for septic shock management
  • Available for CNE contact hours
New! Neonatal Sepsis
  • Identifies the various factors that make the newborn infant susceptible to infection.
  • Focuses on recognition of neonatal sepsis including differentiation of early- and late-onset sepsis. 
  • Outlines the current standards of care in the management of neonatal sepsis, including treatment for congenital infections. 
  • Available for CNE and CRCE contact hours.
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Gain access to these courses today
Our sepsis courses are available to current participants of Pediatric Learning Solutions. Interested in learning about our participation models? Contact Patty Kohn.

Other CHA Initiatives

Sepsis Webinar Series
The Children's Hospital Association has been collaborating with hospitals across the country in an effort to reduce pediatric sepsis. A monthly webinar series brings national pediatric sepsis experts together to help children's hospitals improve how they care for patients with sepsis. Register for upcoming webinars or view past recordings.

Sepsis Newsletter
This monthly newsletter is for children's hospitals interested in improving sepsis care and patient outcomes. View previous newsletters and subscribe to future emails


Course Demos

Try one of our courses through an interactive demo, or participate in an upcoming live session at 11:00 a.m. CT:

Sepsis Course

Using evidence-based practice, clinicians can improve outcomes by reducing variability across the continuum of sepsis care.

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