This learning module was last updated in 2020.
Duration: 00:10:00 Type: Bitesize learning
Dr Richard Hatchett, Senior nurse editor, RCNi, registered nurse and lecturer
Read this module to enhance your knowledge of the first critical hour of suspected sepsis.
This short module will assist you to effectively identify who is at risk of sepsis and to prioritise the key aspects of care in the first critical hour of a diagnosis. In addition, it will guide you through a reflection of what you and your organisation can do to be sepsis aware and to offer a high standard of care.
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