Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh), in partnership with the Royal College of General Practitioners, has launched an e-learning programme for healthcare professionals about sepsis.
“Think Sepsis” aims to improve the diagnosis and early management of sepsis in primary care. The e-learning includes five sessions:
- Session 1 – Overview of Sepsis
- Session 2 – Adult Sepsis
- Session 3 – Childhood Sepsis
- Session 4 – Complex Sepsis Issues and Future Development
- Session 5 – Sepsis, Care Homes and the Frail Elderly.
The e-learning programme has been developed for GPs and healthcare professionals working in primary care including nurses, health visitors, midwives, pharmacists and paramedics. “Think Sepsis” follows the recommendations of the new NICE guideline on sepsis recognition, diagnosis and early management which were launched this week.
To complement the e-learning programme a film has also been developed. The short film features the story of Jason Watkins and Clara Francis who tragically lost their daughter Maude aged just three to undiagnosed sepsis in 2011. The film highlights the key signs that healthcare workers should be looking out for and asks them to think: ‘could this be sepsis?’ when assessing and diagnosing patients.
Accessing the e-learning is through the elfh portal. You will need your NMC Pin to register.
Please note the iHV does not host the elfh site. If you experience any problems accessing the site, contact elfh.