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1.5 CPD hours
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Recognising and referring signs of sepsis

Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care

1 CPD hour
Video module - Premium

Recognising and referring signs of sepsis

Module summary
Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care
Learning objectives

This module will bring you the latest in recognising and referring sepsis, including:

  • The difference between sepsis and septic shock
  • The importance of using symptom scores
  • Key physiological changes to look out for in sepsis
  • What GPs should do in primary care for a case of suspected sepsis 
Expert speaker
Dr Simon Stockley is a GP and the RCGP clinical lead for sepsis
Date module published
13/04/2017
Module due for review
13/04/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Very useful
Robert Bradley
24.04.2017.
Excellent teaching.
Matthew Watts
23.04.2017.
excellent
Ronald Kok
22.04.2017.
Ok. Not much learning apart from the NEWS score
Dushan Hettiarachchi
22.04.2017.
Excellent revision and raised aware of sepsis in primary care
Erika Baker
23.04.2017.