Sepsis Awareness Certification
Sepsis is a horrifying disease that affects over 30 million people worldwide. As many as 44,000 people in the UK die every year because of the illness and its complications. While experts know how it occurs - the body attacks itself in response to an infection - no one really understands why it happens. Unfortunately, the result is a potentially deadly disease that can strike at any time. The best way to treat and prevent future cases is to learn everything you can about the ailment.
This course goes into detail about sepsis. We begin by discussing the various risk factors that could make someone more susceptible to sepsis.
Next, we review the major signs and symptoms of sepsis, giving you information on when treatment should be started. The course also reviews the various ways medical staff and patients can reduce the risk of developing sepsis.
Finally, we talk about the treatment options that are available.
You Will Learn:
- Which groups are at the highest risk of developing sepsis following an initial infection
- How to properly clean a wound or burn to reduce the risk of an infection
- What the three stages of sepsis are, along with the signs and symptoms present at each stage
- How sepsis can be prevented, and the importance of antibiotics
- What the specific courses of treatment for sepsis are
Benefits of Taking This Course:
- You will be able to identify risk factors which make people vulnerable to sepsis
- You will understand the various ways you can prevent infections from occurring
- You will understand why it is so important to take antibiotics exactly as prescribed
- You will know more about the treatment methods for sepsis
Who can take the Sepsis Awareness Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Sepsis Awareness Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.50 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.