Breaking News: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety Accredits 4th World Sepsis Congress for Continuing Medical Education Credits

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PPAHS Sepsis
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CHICAGO - June 15, 2023 - PRLog -- The Global Sepsis Alliance (GSA) and the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) are excited to announce that 12 of the 16 sessions of the 4th World Sepsis Congress hosted by GSA have been accredited by PPAHS for continuing medical education (CME) credits. This reinforces the commitment by GSA and PPAHS to improving patient safety by educating healthcare professionals on sepsis prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

To receive continuing medical education credits for watching the Congress sessions, please click here.

The Importance of Continuing Medical Education for Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare is continuously evolving. With new research and technologies emerging constantly, medical professionals must remain current on advancements in the industry. Learning about the latest improvements and best practices allows clinicians to provide appropriate care and improve patient health outcomes.

Continuing medical education (CME) enables healthcare providers to maintain qualifications to practice in their chosen fields. It does this by ensuring they meet their continuing education requirements for licensure and certification. Investing in CME ensures healthcare professionals have the means to enhance their knowledge, skills, and expertise. This investment will benefit their patients, improve the healthcare system, and enrich clinicians' knowledge.

The Global Sepsis Alliance Role in Promoting Sepsis Education

The Global Sepsis Alliance (GSA) was established in 2010 and has since become a leading global organization in the fight against sepsis. The GSA raises public awareness of sepsis and its implications on the lives of individuals, families, and communities.

The GSA advocates for recognizing sepsis as a global health priority. GSA prioritizes various initiatives by increasing investment in sepsis research and treatment. GSA collaborates with national and international healthcare organizations to develop and implement guidelines and protocols.

The GSA's mission aligns closely with the goals of the World Health Organization (WHO). Multiple international health organizations partner with the GSA to promote global health equity and improve patient outcomes. GSA brings together healthcare providers, patient advocates, and policymakers to make significant strides in the fight against sepsis and enhance patient safety worldwide.

What is Sepsis?

Sepsis causes an average of one death every 3 seconds. It is an international leading cause of death that affects millions each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines sepsis as "life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection." Early recognition and treatment of sepsis are critical to improving patient outcomes and reducing mortality rates.

Sepsis Continuing Medical Education

GSA and PPAHS have worked tirelessly to develop educational resources and programs to promote and bring awareness to the prevention and treatment of sepsis. Awarding CME credits for the 4th World Sepsis Congress is a testament to the commitment of GSA and PPAHS to high-quality content and education. The Congress CME sessions are designed to assist healthcare professionals to identify patients at risk of becoming septic and implementing appropriate treatment protocols. The Congress CME sessions feature engaging presentations, case studies, and discussions that are easy to grasp and apply in the real world.

The Congress CME sessions explore topics related to sepsis, including the pathophysiology of sepsis, early recognition and diagnosis, antimicrobial therapy, fluid resuscitation, and organ support. The sessions highlight the need for collaborative efforts between healthcare providers to ensure optimal patient outcomes. As well, they emphasize the significance of teamwork and effective communication in sepsis management.

Healthcare professionals can easily access the sepsis CME program online, allowing each healthcare professional to complete courses at their convenience and individual pace. GSA and PPAHS invite healthcare professionals, organizations, and patient advocates to join them in promoting sepsis awareness and education worldwide.

About Global Sepsis Alliance

The GSA is a non-profit charity organization with the mission to provide global leadership to reduce the worldwide burden of sepsis. The GSA is the initiator of World Sepsis Day on September 13 and World Sepsis Congress, a series of free online congresses bringing knowledge about sepsis to all parts of the world, among other initiatives.

The GSA works closely with its over 110 member organizations, patient advocacy groups, professional societies, healthcare authorities, and governments to implement changes on how sepsis is prioritized, diagnosed, and treated all around the world, as laid out in the WHO Resolution on Sepsis.

About Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety

Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety is ranked internationally as a top-100 patient safety organization (Agilience Authority Index, June 2023) and is a national advocacy force for addressing patient health and safety priorities shared by patients, physicians, regulators, and industry. PPAHS seeks to ensure that the best medications, medical inventions, and technology that can improve care and reduce costs are employed.

PPAHS works to advance patient health and safety by developing and highlighting best practices and recommendations through better use and application of clinical practices and experiences, information technologies and checklists, and healthcare information. As a voice in support of ideas and innovation that can improve care, PPAHS encourages a health ecosystem that fosters a culture of patient safety. For more about PPAHS, please go to


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