Sepsis, Mortality Reduction Webinar

This webinar is exclusively for our MHA HIIN 3.0 members.


This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and the Mississippi Hospital Association

March 20, 2019 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm CT | Webinar

Target Audience: 
Physicians, Pharmacists, Nursing staff, Nurse practitioners, Hospital leadership, Quality staff 


12:00 p.m. Welcome, Introduction of Subject Matter Expert
12:05 p.m. Sepsis | Mortality Reduction
12:45 p.m. Question & Answer 
1:00 p.m. Adjourn

Access information will be submitted on March 19, 2019 to all who have registered & have a 0 balance. 
The access information will be submitted via email. 
All invoices must be paid in order to receive the access information. 

MHA HIIN 3.0 Members Complimentary Registration

Early identification and treatment for sepsis continues to be an opportunity to improve care for our patients.  This webinar will review the current practices for sepsis identification and treatment.  Common challenges be discussed and implementation strategies will be shared.  Join us to learn and to share what is working in your hospital.

Learning Objectives:
º  Discuss early sepsis identification and initiation of timely treatment in the management of vulnerable population. 
º  Discuss reliable early detection.
º  Outline implementation of bundles.
º  Review implementation of supportive therapies.

Meet the Speaker: 
Maryanne Whitney RN MSN CNS:  Maryanne Whitney is an Improvement Advisor with Cynosure Health. She is the lead for the subject areas of “Sepsis”, “Delirium”, “VAE” and “Airway Safety”. 

Maryanne joined Cynosure Health Solutions with over 25 years of hospital operations and nursing leadership expertise.  She has extensive experience in Critical Care, Patient Safety, Sepsis Mortality Reduction, Delirium and Rapid Response Team implementation. 

Maryanne earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from San Jose State University, California and her Master of Science degree in in Nursing and Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Certificate from San Francisco State University.

Accreditation Statement
 In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and Mississippi Hospital Association.  AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Credit Designation for Physicians
AXIS Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Designation for Pharmacists
This knowledge-based activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Credit Designation for Nursing
AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 1.0 contact hour.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

AXIS Contact Information 
For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 
AXIS Medical Education requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by AXIS for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. 

The faculty, Maryanne Whitney RN MSN CNS reported no financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity.

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:

Name of Planner Reported Financial Relationship 
 Robin Powell  Nothing to disclose
 Robert Mocharnuk MD  Common stock: Merck
 Holly M. Hampe, D.Sc., RN, MHA, MRM  Nothing to disclose
 Dee Morgillo, MEd., MT (ASCP), CHCP  Nothing to disclose

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Requirements for credit:  
Attend/participate in this educational activity and review all course materials. 
Complete the online CE Attestation/Evaluation form(s) for each activity you attended by April 20, 2019 at 11:59 pm ET. Instructions will be provided. If you do not complete the online evaluation by this date, you will not be able to get CE credit for this event.
Upon successful completion of the online form, your statement of completion will be presented to you to print.  Pharmacists will not receive a certificate – your record will be automatically uploaded to CPEMonitor.

Questions? Need assistance? Contact: Robin Powell, Project Manager, or (601) 368-3321. 

Mississippi Hospital Association | 116 Woodgreen Crossing | Madison, MS 39110 |
3/20/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Wednesday, 20 March 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
3/20/2019 12:00 PM


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