Sepsis Awareness – Level 2 - Online CPD Accredited Training Course

The Mandatory Training Group
Delivery Method: e-Learning

Sepsis Awareness - Level 2 - Online CPD Accredited Training Course for Healthcare & Social Care Professionals

Identifying and managing sepsis in primary care and secondary care is an important measure in reducing deaths from sepsis across the UK.

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) reported that 70% of sepsis cases develop within primary care settings. This sepsis awareness e-learning course addresses the high-risk areas for the early identification and management of sepsis. This awareness of sepsis online learning course is meant for all clinical staff that work in primary care and hospital settings.

Sepsis Awareness - Level 2 - Online CPD Training Course -

Sepsis awareness training for health and social care professionals

Study method – Online, self-paced

Course format – Online (24/7 access), modular

Course duration – Part-time (1-year access)

Qualification – CPD certificate of completion

Course delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smartphones

Awarded body – CPD Accreditation Service (UK)

Anticipated duration (Indicative CPD hours) – 2 hours.

Sepsis awareness training for health and social care professionals -

Course aims and objectives

The aim of this sepsis awareness online training course is to improve healthcare professionals’ awareness of, diagnosis and management of patients with sepsis.

Who is this online course for?

This sepsis awareness online course was developed for front-line healthcare professionals including:

  • Doctors,
  • Dentists,
  • General practitioners,
  • Pre-hospital workers,
  • Allied health professionals (AHPs),
  • Registered nurses and midwives, and
  • Health and social care support workers.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this awareness of sepsis e-learning course, learners will be able to:

  • Know what sepsis is,
  • Know who is at risk of sepsis,
  • Know the causes, signs and symptoms of sepsis in:
    • Adults,
    • Children, and
    • Babies.
  • Know the signs and symptoms of septic shock,
  • Know the sources of sepsis in hospitals, community and primary care,
  • Know what needs to be done to prevent sepsis,
  • Know how sepsis is treated,
  • Be familiar with NICE sepsis guidance, and
  • Know your responsibilities regarding sepsis.

What is covered in this online course?

This sepsis management e-learning course includes the following:

  • Unit 1 - Introduction
    • What is sepsis?
    • Why is this course important?
    • Key facts about sepsis
    • Is sepsis contagious?
    • What are the effects of sepsis?
  • Unit 2 - Signs and symptoms of sepsis
    • Who is vulnerable to sepsis
    • Symptoms of sepsis in adults
    • Symptoms of sepsis in children
    • Symptoms of sepsis in babies
    • Septic shock
  • Unit 3 - Causes of sepsis
    • Sources of sepsis in hospitals
    • Sources of infection in the community
    • Sources of infection in primary care
    • Sepsis prevention
    • Infection prevention and control measures
  • Unit 4 - Treatment for sepsis
    • Sepsis 6 pathway
  • Unit 5 - The CQC expectations regarding sepsis
    • What CQC expect to see
    • Good practice guidance
  • Unit 6 - NICE sepsis guidance
    • Identifying sepsis: hospital setting (adults only)
    • What to do if you suspect sepsis in hospital settings
    • Identifying sepsis in a community setting (adults only)
    • What to do if you suspect sepsis in community settings
    • Sepsis - your responsibilities
  • References and resources

Why is this course important?

According to NHS England, 123,000 cases of sepsis occur in England each year with approximately 37,000 deaths annually. Sepsis deaths are higher than breast, bowel and prostate cancers combined. Prompt recognition of sepsis and rapid intervention will help to reduce the number of deaths occurring annually.

The early identification and management of sepsis in primary care, pre-hospital care and secondary care settings is essential. This sepsis management online training course was developed for healthcare professionals so that they improve their awareness of, diagnosis and management of patients with sepsis.

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