Black Nurses Association of Central Illinois

Webinar: Developing Systems for Rural Sepsis Care

Webinar/Online

Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 2:00pm ET - 3:00pm ET

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Topic

Nearly 20% of Americans live in rural areas with access barriers that make delivering high-quality sepsis care challenging. Learn about some of the barriers to sepsis care and the ways that systems of care can be developed to support rural patients in low-volume hospitals. This presentation will also discuss the use of telemedicine in sepsis and how regional networks can be used to leverage quality improvement activities across wide geographic areas.

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Nicholas Mohr, MD, MS Professor of Emergency Medicine, Anesthesia Critical Care, and Epidemiology University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

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Nearly 20% of Americans live in rural areas with access barriers that make delivering high-quality sepsis care challenging. Learn about some of the barriers to sepsis care and the ways that systems of care can be developed to support rural patients in low-volume hospitals. This presentation will also discuss the use of telemedicine in sepsis and how regional networks can be used to leverage quality improvement activities across wide geographic areas.

Nicholas Mohr, MD, MS
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Anesthesia Critical Care, and Epidemiology @University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Dr. Nick Mohr is a Professor of Emergency Medicine, Anesthesia Critical Care, and Epidemiology and the Vice Chair for Emergency Care Research at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Mohr is interested in rural health, sepsis systems of care, and emergency telemedicine, and his research has been funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, the Veterans Administration Office of Rural Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.