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Friday, March 23 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
FR19 | Sepsis in LTC: Recognition and Appropriate Response

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This session will address the presentation of sepsis in older adults, early recognition of sepsis in PA/LTC residents and realistic expectations for managing sepsis based on the staff, training, and resources available in most PA/LTC settings.

Learning Objectives:
(1) Describe the clinical presentation of sepsis in older adult.
(2) Discuss initial assessment and management of an older adult with possible sepsis.
(3) Recognize the risks and benefits of attempting to manage sepsis in the PA/LTC setting.

Speakers
avatar for Swati Gaur, MD, MBA, CMD

Swati Gaur, MD, MBA, CMD

Swati Gaur, MD, MBA, CMD, is Vice President of Medical Affairs at Community Health Services of Georgia, a post-acute care company. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliative Care. She also serves as medical director of Nursing Facilities with... Read More →
avatar for Sheila McLean, MBA, LNHA

Sheila McLean, MBA, LNHA

Sheila McLean, MBA, LNHA, is the vice president of Health Quality Innovators (HQI), a quality improvement organization. She is responsible for driving multiple quality improvement initiatives across various care and provider settings, including CMS Special Innovations Projects related... Read More →
avatar for Philip Sloane, MD, MPH

Philip Sloane, MD, MPH

Philip Sloane, MD, MPH, is the Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine and co-director of the Program on Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jointly... Read More →
avatar for Theresa Rowe, DO, MS

Theresa Rowe, DO, MS

Theresa Rowe, DO, MS, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of general internal medicine and geriatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg school of Medicine. She is board certified in Geriatrics and Infectious Diseases and is a part time medical officer with the Centers for... Read More →


Friday March 23, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Texas 1-2