April 25: The Impact of Virtual ICU Nursing on Sepsis


Course Description

Sepsis is a severe infection often resulting in life-threatening symptoms including multiple organ failure and even death. More than 1.5 million people get sepsis in the United States each year. An average sepsis readmission costs nearly $17,000.

Join the clinical quality informatics staff and educators from the eLink Virtual ICU at Cone Health to learn and share challenges and successes around sepsis care, virtual surveillance and Lean process improvement. 

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Session Logistics: 

Thursday, April 25, 2019
10 AM until 2 PM
Registration and coffee at 9:30 AM

Participants will learn to:

· Articulate the current state of sepsis care and the role of a sepsis management team.

· Discuss virtual surveillance of sepsis patients.

· Evaluate statistical tools to analyze sepsis care improvement.

· Formulate goals for future evaluation of sepsis care.

· Summarize the best practices for and barriers to improving sepsis care.

Presenters from Cone Health

  • Emily Paula, MBA, MPH, CPHQ

    • Director of Quality Informatics

  • Monica Schmidt, MPH, PhD

    • Senior Data Scientist

  • Pamela Smith, MHA, BSN, RN

    • System-wide Sepsis Coordinator

  • Rachel Keslar, RN, MSN, CEN

    • Clinical Nurse Educator

  • Ben Cassidy, RN, BSN, CCRNe

    • eLink Nurse Educator


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