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Navigating the Complexities Towards Sepsis Reduction Seminar


The Navigating the Complexities Towards Sepsis Reduction seminar is scheduled for Monday, June 12 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Denver Tech Center from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Sepsis is the body's overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death. Sepsis affects more than 75,000 Americans each year and kills more than 258,000.

Learning Objectives 

  • Explain the latest treatment guidelines for sepsis
  • Describe the data supporting fluid resuscitation in patients with CHF and ESRD
  • Examine post-sepsis syndrome and its contributing factors
  • Identify interventions to reduce impact of post-sepsis syndrome
  • Discuss cognition of diagnostic errors and associated legal implications related to sepsis
  • Mitchell Levy, MD, Chief, Division of Critical Care, Pulmonary, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Levy was a founding member of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign, a joint collaboration of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the European Society of Intensive Care. 
  • Gary Winfield, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) - Continental Division 
  • Patricia Posa, RN, BSN, MSA, FAAN, Population Health Clinical Integration Leader, St. Joseph Mercy Health System, Michigan 
  • Dennis Boyle, MD, COPIC Target 

This program is intended for hospital staff, including physicians, nurses, quality improvement and respiratory therapy.  

Register with the link below.
Registration fee: $225 for CHA members.

Discounted registration is available for hospitals participating in the CHA HIIN. For more information, contact Barbara Cellio, CHA administrative assistant, patient safety department, at or 720.330.6054.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, June 7, 2017. 

Continuing Education Credits 
Continuing medical education (CME) and continuing nursing education (CNE)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of SynAptiv and the Colorado Hospital Association. SynAptiv is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits/contact hours. 

CHA is authorized to award pre-approved American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Qualified Education credit (non-ACHE) for this program toward advancement or recertification in ACHE. Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting application to the ACHE for advancement or recertification.

This seminar has been awarded 1 COPIC Point.

Contact Information
For questions, contact Barbara Cellio, CHA administrative assistant, patient safety department, at or 720.330.6054. 

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