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Sepsis Education For Nurses

Nurses are on the front lines of patient care every day. The care nurses give to patients who have sepsis is as important as the care given to a patient with a stroke or MI. Nurses know that sepsis is a medical emergency and must be recognized and treated early. The following pages provide information about the Nurses Know Sepsis™ campaign, as well as resources on early identification and sepsis risk assessment:  


Watch the inspiring video of sepsis survivor Patricia Cragen and her family as they experience a once in a lifetime event at Strike Out Sepsis Day with the St. Louis Cardinals on August 31, 2015. Watch Video >

See highlights from the Second National Forum on Sepsis, held September 16, 2015 in Washington, DC, and learn more about the Rory Staunton Foundation’s initiatives to raise awareness and knowledge about sepsis. Watch Video >


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  • Blood Culture: A Key Investigation for Diagnosis of Bloodstream Infections - Download