Identifying and Managing Sepsis

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Lecture Overview

A clinician should suspect sepsis in all patients with acute illness or deterioration who may have an infection. In this lecture, clinical educator Joanne Reading provides an overview of the tools used to recognise sepsis, as well as the management of sepsis in accordance with the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines.


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Joanne Reading is a clinical educator at the Royal Melbourne Hospital ICU. She holds a critical care graduate certificate and a Master of Health Science, with a focus on education. Joanne is passionate about ensuring that education is entertaining as it fosters critical thinking, and runs her own nursing education website at ‘Blogging for your Noggin’.
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First Published20 March 2023
Updated20 March 2023
20 March 2025
Learning Tools
Clinical Assessment
Critical Care
Infection Prevention and Control
Infectious Diseases