Nursing Interventions for Sepsis: Fluid Management

By Nursing CE Central

  • Text-Based CME
  • Apr 26, 2021 - Apr 26, 2024
  • Contact Hours : 2.5
  • USD 35.00


Nursing Interventions for Sepsis: Fluid Management is organized by Nursing CE Central.

Course Created on: April 26, 2021
Course Expires on: April 26, 2024

Target Audience:
• Registered Nurses (RN)
• Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
• Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Course Overview:
In patients with septic shock, fluid resuscitation is a critical intervention that restores tissue perfusion. However, there is a great deal of variation in the type of fluid, rate of administration, and the total volume of fluid administered that goes into fluid resuscitation protocol in managing a patient with Sepsis.

Course Outline:
• Introduction 
• How Sepsis Affects the Different Organ Systems
• The Great Debate: Crystalloid vs. Colloid 
• How Much Fluid do Septic Patients Need?
• Phases of Fluid Resuscitation
• Macrocirculation Ends Points of Sepsis Resuscitation
• Estimating Fluid Responsiveness with SVV and Bedside Echocardiography
• Fluid Challenge Without the Fluid
• Putting it Together – Performing Nursing Interventions in Sepsi
• Summary
• References

Course Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
• Understand the physiologic importance of fluid resuscitation in sepsis
• Describe the difference and pros/cons of crystalloid vs colloid fluid resuscitation
• Explain how different endpoints can be used to measure fluid resuscitation effectiveness in sepsis.


Registration Name Category Last Date Price
Course Fee Final Fee 26 Apr, 2024 USD 35.00

Credit Info

Accreditation Statement:
Nursing CE Central is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course, we will discuss fluid resuscitation strategies in septic patients with evidence of tissue hypoperfusion. It will take the average learner 150 minutes to complete.

Accreditations + Approvals:
• American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
• California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
• Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
• Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
• New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
• Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

  • Contact Hours : 2.5


  • Nursing
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nurse Practitioners

Target Audience

  • Nursing
  • Nursing - RN
  • Nursing - LPN
  • Advanced Practice Nurse

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