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213 - The Use of a Nurse-Triggered Electronic Screening Tool to Improve ED Sepsis Care

‐ May 4, 2013 10:45am

This session shares the experience of one institution in conducting a study through the collaboration of an interdisciplinary team of end users to decrease sepsis mortality. Implications of the study are addressed to showcase how sustainability of organizational culture change can be achieved through innovative leadership, empowerment of staff, data transparency, and the smart use of technology.

Contact hours available until 5/4/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee: Laurie Levknecht discloses other financial or material support as an employee of Elsevier CPM Resource Center.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by ANIA, Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and ANIA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.


  • Name at least three barriers in EHR conversion.
  • Identify the knowledge and practice gap in sepsis care.
  • Describe how technology can be used as a tool in improving sepsis care and any care processes.


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