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At EMSCEP (EMS Continuing Education Program) Radio, we offer continuing medical education content for ALS and BLS EMS Providers.  Sponsored by the Fairfax County Virginia Fire Rescue Department.  

Jul 19, 2017

Sepsis has a high mortality rate, so it is worth talking about it some more.  Today our expert enlightens us on some of the newer standards of care for screening and caring for suspected sepsis and septic shock patients.

She will discuss the newer qSOFA score system (check out: http://www.qsofa.org/), and newer thinking of resuscitation theory including newer thinking of fluids an drug therapy.

Christina Barnett, PA-C Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates

Christie has been a physician assistant working in critical care since 2006. She worked in the medical Intensive Care Unit at Christiana Hospital in Delaware for nearly 10 years and was the Lead Physician Assistant. She moved to Northern Virginia and has been working for Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates. She has been working in the Critical Care Unit at Reston Hospital for the last 2 years.