Greensboro Region Nurse Practitioners

Sepsis in the Time of COVID-19: Perspectives From Front-line Sepsis Coordinators

Webinar/Online

Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 2:00pm ET - 3:00pm ET

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Topic

Join three sepsis coordinators from different regions of the U.S. to hear about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their sepsis initiatives, teams, and institutions. In this Sepsis Alliance Clinical Community webinar, panelists will share some of their personal experiences from the past year, common challenges and opportunities for improvement, as well as best practices of sepsis teams during the pandemic. Questions from the attendees will be answered live during the event.

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Join three sepsis coordinators from different regions of the U.S. to hear about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their sepsis initiatives, teams, and institutions. In this Sepsis Alliance Clinical Community webinar, panelists will share some of their personal experiences from the past year, common challenges and opportunities for improvement, as well as best practices of sepsis teams during the pandemic. Questions from the attendees will be answered live during the event.  


Target Audience:
  

All healthcare providers.     

At the end of the presentation, the attendee should be able to:  

  • Describe the sepsis teams’ experiences of the sepsis teams across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic;  
  • Identify common challenges for the sepsis coordinator and their teams; 
  • Discuss opportunities to improve responses during the pandemic; 
  • Share best-practices across the continuum of sepsis care. 

About the speakers:


Jamie Roney, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, BSHCM, CCRN-K
Regional Sepsis Coordinator, Covenant Health 

Dr. Jamie Roney functions as patient management resource to the ministry, providing key evidence and guidance in the care of the septic patient, providing education to clinical staff, and coaching nurses seeking clinical advancement using evidence-based methods for a one thousand and five-bed hospital while participating in several clinical work groups. Dr. Roney collaborated with regional healthcare leaders, organizations, and providers as Project Manager for $11,413,376 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 7-year regional sepsis project to improve population health in West Texas from 2012 through 2019. Current National Quality Forum (NQF) Infectious Disease and Patient Safety Standing Committees member. Dr. Roney’s sepsis-specific continuing education courses are used by all branches of the U.S. military by nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists, and emergency personnel.  

Gregory Briddick, BSN, RN 
Sepsis Program Coordinator, SUNY Upstate University Hospital 

Gregory Briddick is the Sepsis Program Coordinator at SUNY Upstate University Hospital. His areas of responsibility include oversight of all Sepsis initiatives within SUNY Upstate, along with participating in various committees throughout the institution. In his role as Sepsis Program Coordinator, Mr. Briddick actively advocates for the best care we can provide to patients. As Sepsis Program Coordinator at SUNY Upstate, Mr. Briddick serves as a member of the NYSDOH Sepsis Advisory Group, the NYSDOH Sepsis Data Subgroup, and the Sepsis Alliance Sepsis Coordinator Network Advisory Group. 

About Sepsis Alliance Institute:
Sepsis Alliance Institute offers free online sepsis education and resources for healthcare providers across the continuum of care in order to help improve sepsis diagnosis, treatment, and care. 

Every year in the United States, 1.7 million people are diagnosed with sepsis and over 270,000 people die of sepsis. Sepsis is the most expensive in-patient cost in U.S. hospitals. In-patient hospital and skilled nursing costs for sepsis care are approximately $62 billion per year.   

Through Sepsis Alliance Institute, more than 9,257 learners are currently earning over 21,000 CE credits and learning the best practices in sepsis recognition, treatment, and care. Click to find out more.