Sepsis vs. Stewardship, Are They Compatible?
On the Front Lines Webinar
Expert: Dr. Ed Septimus, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Epidemiology, HCA Healthcare
Third in a series of P.A.C.E. Accredited webinars created specifically for antimicrobial stewardship teams, this installment takes a timely look at the impact of the changing definitions of sepsis and the value of antimicrobial stewardship when treating patients suffering from sepsis. Join Dr. Ed Septimus, an AMR expert consultant and Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Epidemiology at HCA Healthcare as he discusses the conditions that can mimic sepsis, the impact of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services “SEP-1” core measure, and the potential benefits and harms of antibiotics. Dr. Septimus serves on the IDSA Antimicrobial Resistance Committee and the SHEA Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee.
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