Paediatric Sepsis


Course Overview

Sepsis is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in children in Australia. The child with sepsis relies on early recognition and treatment for survival.

The management of sepsis is complex and requires a sound knowledge of the clinical guidelines underpinning the nursing management to ensure that treatment is commenced without delay.



This webinar includes information that will help paediatric & child health nurses to refresh current knowledge and to increase their understanding of the current recommendations for the nursing management of paediatric sepsis.



The purpose of this webinar is to increase your knowledge around paediatric sepsis and the early recognition of sepsis.


Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Define paediatric sepsis
  • Outline assessment and early recognition of paediatric sepsis
  • Acquire knowledge about the current management of sepsis
  • Review the QLD statewide guidelines for paediatric sepsis



Who is this for?

This webinar is for nurses working with children in the hospital and community settings.



Lisa Lucas is the Paediatric Nurse Educator at a large metropolitan Emergency department.

She has 13 years of Emergency Nursing experience working with children.

Lisa has a Masters in Emergency Nursing and has presented at international conferences on emergency nursing around the world. She is passionate about paediatric health care and nursing education.

Lisa is a wife and mother of 3 beautiful children, Nate, Abby & Zac.

Course Content

Total learning: 1 lesson / 1 quiz Time: 1 hour
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