Hosted by: Sidra Medicine Sepsis Implementation Team in conjunction with World Sepsis Day
Location: Sidra Medicine, Tower D, 2nd Floor, Auditorium
This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity Category 1 as defined by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners Accreditation Department and is approved for a maximum of 5.5 hours
Sepsis is a life threatening complication of an infection. Anyone can develop sepsis, but it’s more common and most dangerous in children, older adults and those with weakened immune system. Sepsis is only known to 7 – 50 percent of the population. This lack of knowledge and awareness makes sepsis the number one preventable cause of death worldwide.
The World Sepsis Day is an initiative by the Global Health Alliance and has been establish in 2012. In conjunction with the World Sepsis Day held annually on September 13th, Sidra Medicine will organize and host the Qatar 6th National Sepsis Symposium to join the global movement in the fight against Sepsis. Sidra works towards the early recognition and treatment of sepsis improves the chance of survival of every pediatric, maternal and neonatal patient
This is multidisciplinary educational event for healthcare providers involved in the care of patients with sepsis. The symposium delivers the platform to share updates in maternal, pediatric and neonatal setting, highlight recent development in sepsis care, including myths and facts, antimicrobial therapy and sepsis awareness.
The full-day symposium delivers a platform to share and highlight recent developments in sepsis care, including management and prevention. A key focus will be sepsis care in the ED, but other presentation will include a review of evidence-based therapy of organ failure and infection, examples from HMC, Sidra Medicine and Primary Health Care Corporation.
The symposium will also highlight Qatar’s commitment through the Ministry of Public Health national initiative against sepsis and quality improvements
This year’s symposium features a prominent line up of keynote speakers from Sidra Medicine, Hamad Medical Corporation, Ministry of Public Health and Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute.
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