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Sepsis, Severe Sepsis, and Septic Shock

Sepsis, Severe Sepsis, and Septic Shock


Jorge Mercado, MD
Medical Director, Intensive Care Unit
Saint Vincent Hospital

Event Date

April 22, 2016

Estimated time to complete activity

One hour


At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify the criteria for Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • Summarize the protocols and order sets for sepsis
  • Review the best ways to implement successful sepsis care.



Saint Vincent Hospital is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Saint Vincent Hospital designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  


It is the policy of Saint Vincent Hospital that anyone in a position to control content including faculty and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.  Any and all conflicts of interest will be identified and resolved prior to the conference.  Faculty are required to also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).  

  • Dr. Mercado and all others in control of content for this CME activity have no financial relationships to disclose. 
  • No educational grants have been received in support of this activity.


Expiration Date

April 22, 2017

To watch this presentation now and receive CME credit, click on the links below.  We recommend you print the handout, evaluation, and questions prior to viewing the presentation.


In order to claim CME credits for this enduring material activity, learners are required to complete and pass the post-test with at least a 70% score and complete the activity evaluation.

These can be submitted by email to Linda Carpenter at, faxed to 814.452.7131, or mailed to:

Linda Carpenter
CME Coordinator
Saint Vincent Hospital
232 West 25 Street
Erie, PA 16544

If you have any questions, please contact Linda Carpenter at 814.452.5717.