AWHONN recommends that you take the Noninvasive Hemodynamic Function and Assessment course as a foundation for this course.
Sepsis is third-leading cause of maternal mortality. You need to know how to identify women with sepsis and how to implement the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative toolkit to identify and treat women with sepsis and septic shock.
Distinguish between the definitions of sepsis and septic shock
Identify three risk factors for sepsis
Recognize markers for sepsis in the obstetric woman versus general population
Identify the two-step method used to determine maternal sepsis as outlined in the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) toolkit
1.0 nursing contact hours (CNE available through 04/01/2023)
AWHONN Accreditation Statement
The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by AWHONN or the ANCC of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity. AWHONN is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider # CEP580.