CMS Collaborative: Early Recognition and Management of Sepsis in Nursing Homes

CMS Collaborative:  Early Recognition and Management of Sepsis in Nursing Homes

  • December 7, 2016:  Noon-4 p.m. CT

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to participate in a collaborative focusing on early sepsis identification and treatment in nursing homes.

The speaker for this event will be Steven Q. Simpson, MD, professor of Medicine and director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Simpson has initiated a sepsis program in Kansas nursing homes that will be a basis of his presentation. A Kansas nursing home participating in the collaborative will also provide lessons learned from implementation of early sepsis recognition.

Those interested in attending may attend via WebEx or in person at either the CMS regional offices in Kansas City or Chicago. A collaborative discussion will follow at the regional offices to consider barriers and opportunities moving forward. To register, all attendees must download this form (Word) and complete the appropriate section(s) on page two. Note: Only those persons who plan to attend via WebEx need to complete the second section on page two.