Updates in the Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock

Activity Type: Knowledge-based  
CE Credit: 
No CE is offered with this activity.
Activity Fee: 
Members/Non-Members - Free

Overview

This educational activity analyzes treatment strategies for initial resuscitation and adjunctive support therapies in patients with sepsis and septic shock. Development of a patient-specific pharmacotherapy regimen for the early management of septic shock will also be discussed

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze principles of initial resuscitation, including fluid status assessment, fluid selection, and vasopressor administration
  • Evaluate the role of adjunctive supportive therapies in sepsis and septic shock, including corticosteroids, vitamin C, and angiotensin II
  • Develop a patient-specific pharmacotherapy regimen for the early management of septic shock

Speakers

Jeremy DeGrado, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Medical ICU Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Heather Torbic, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Medical ICU Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio