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When, How, and How Much: Optimal Vasopressor Strategies in Septic Shock

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Date:
October 15
Time:
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Event Category:

TARGET AUDIENCE: Registered Nurses, APNs, PAs, Pharmacists, Physicians

Appropriate treatment of sepsis includes prompt identification, early antimicrobial drug therapy, appropriate fluid resuscitation, and initiation of vasopressors in the presence of continued septic shock.  After attending this webinar, you will be better able to know when and how to initiate first-line vasopressor therapy in sepsis.

Presenter for this 'lunch and learn' event is Sean Kane, PharmD, BCPS, Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss optimal timing of norepinephrine initiation.
  • Summarize the role of non-catecholamine vasopressors and adjunctive therapies.