In this 30 minute course, Dr Rajah provides an overview on the management of Sepsis.
Video length: 30 minutes
Intended audience type: Suitable for all medical and nursing staff
Required previous courses/lessons: None
By the end of the course, you should be able to:
- Explain why sepsis is a medical emergency.
- Explain the speed and appropriateness of initial therapy.
- Analyse the clinical picture of a typical septic patient.
- Recall the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3).
- Explain the rationale behind the new definitions for sepsis and septic shock.
- Describe why the mortality in sepsis is high.
- Failure to diagnose?
- Failure of compliance of septic bundles?
- Explain the need to question our treatment modalities.
- Recall the nature of septic shock and its effect on the microcirculation.
- Summarise the history and current sepsis treatment guidelines.
- Recall sepsis current guidelines.
- Identify future therapies in the management of sepsis.
Dr. Abid Rajah is a British (UK) Board Certified trained Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist with over three decades of experience in the National Health Service (NHS UK) and UK private practice. Dr. Rajah completed his Medical Degree at the University of Liverpool School of Medicine (UK). His training in Anaesthesia and Intensive care was completed at the Hammersmith Hospital in London (CCST). He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists of UK and Ireland. Dr. Rajah also hold MBA in Healthcare Management. He has been working in the UAE for the last 5 years.
Instructions for Participation and CME/CPD Points
Follow these steps to earn CME/CPD points:
- Watch, study, and learn from the online pre-recorded lecture.
- Answers the questions in the online quiz based on the course’s learning outcomes. You will need a pass of 80% or higher to achieve your CME/CPD point.
- Complete the online Evaluation Form.
- View, download, and print your CPD Standards Office certificate from your Learner Profile. Please keep this certificate for your records.
- Please refer to your country’s guidelines on how you need to record and apply your credits towards your country’s medical license requirements.