Secretary Karen Murphy invites each hospital in Pennsylvania to send their chief medical officer,
chief nursing officer and quality assurance representative to a one-day conference.
Oct. 26, 2016
Registration opens at 9:00 a.m.
Conference starts at 10 a.m.
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Harrisburg/Camp Hill, Pa.
What is Sepsis and Why Does it Matter?
Quality Improvement in Sepsis Care - Making a Difference
Sepsis Protocol Design - Recognition and Risk-Stratification
Sepsis Protocol Design: Management
The Difference Between Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult Sepsis
(a focus on protocol design for pediatric sepsis)
Sepsis Protocols: A Team Effort
Sepsis in 2016:
Putting it all together to identify and manage sepsis any time, any place.
Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
Gaining Momentum in Sepsis Care in Pennsylvania
Protocol Implementation Across Pennsylvania
Moderated by Secretary Murphy
Innovative Strategies to Optimize Success
Moderated by Mark E. Mikkelsen, MD, MSCE
Additional materials will be released following the conference.
Conference Presentation PowerPoints (PDF)
Carole and Ty Moss tell the tragic story of losing their 15-year-old son, Nile, to a MRSA infection that developed into sepsis, a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection.
The Rory Staunton Foundation
Founded in memory of Rory Staunton a 12-year-old boy who lost his life to sepsis in 2012. Click to learn more about Rory's story and the many accomplishments of the Rory Staunton Foundation.
Protocols and Checklists (PDF)
Organizations and Coalitions
Suriving Sepsis Campaign