African Sepsis Symposium

An update on sepsis in Africa

Emmanuel Nsutebu & the African Sepsis Alliance

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Course overview

What's it about?

International experts discuss sepsis prevention, diagnosis and management in Africa and other low-income countries

Core Learning Points:

Highlights from the full agenda include:

  • Sepsis definitions and the challenge of sepsis recognition in Africa
  • Current recommendations on sepsis management
  • Fluid management in sepsis
  • Antibiotic resistance and antibiotic stewardship
  • Maternal and neonatal sepsis
  • The role of biomarkers in sepsis
  • Infection control teams in an African context
  • Proposed sepsis pathways for resource-limited settings

Who's it for?

Doctors and nurses with an interest in Infectious Disease Medicine and/or medical care in low-resource settings

Duration 6.5 hour(s).

Course Lecturer

Emmanuel Nsutebu
and a cast of international sepsis experts

The African Sepsis Alliance has brought together an international faculty of experts providing expert opinion and guidance on sepsis management for low-resource settings.

Speakers include:

Dr Niranjan Kissoon - vice-chair of the Global Sepsis Alliance

Professor Kathryn Maitland - lead author on the FEAST study

Emmanuel Nsutebu - chair of the African Sepsis Alliance

Professor Zahida Qureshi - dept. of O&G, Nairobi

Wangari Siika - Kenyan lead, African Sepsis Alliance

and many others