Polk County Advanced Practice Nurses Association
PCAPNA.ORG

Sepsis Risks and Clinical Considerations in Pediatric Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Webinar/Online

Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 11:00am PT - 12:00pm PT
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Topic

Having an intellectual disability puts many children at higher risk of sepsis. It is necessary to educate healthcare professionals about this heightened risk and the care needs of these children, to help prevent unnecessary complications and deaths from sepsis in this vulnerable population. During this webinar, attendees will learn how to recognize patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are at increased risk of sepsis, understand problems inherent in evaluating patients who cannot give a complete history, and develop a framework for evaluating patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Speaker(s)

Garey Noritz, MD, FAAP, FACP

Credits Offered

This event offers 1.2 CE credits to attendees.
Accreditation Info: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17068 for 1.2 contact hours..

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Having an intellectual disability puts many children at higher risk of sepsis. It is necessary to educate healthcare professionals about this heightened risk and the care needs of these children, to help prevent unnecessary complications and deaths from sepsis in this vulnerable population. During this webinar, presented by Sepsis Alliance, attendees will learn how to recognize patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are at increased risk of sepsis, understand problems inherent in evaluating patients who cannot give a complete history, and develop a framework for evaluating patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities.