Nurses' critical role in identifying sepsis and implementing early goal-directed therapy

J Contin Educ Nurs. 2012 Jun;43(6):247-8. doi: 10.3928/00220124-20120523-33.


Nurses play a critical role in detecting early sepsis-related manifestations and improving adherence to implementation of early goal-directed therapy. Educating staff about sepsis management through translation of best practices is critical to improving sepsis-related outcomes.

MeSH terms

  • Education, Nursing, Associate / methods*
  • Humans
  • Nursing Assessment / methods*
  • Nursing Staff / education*
  • Sepsis / nursing*
  • Sepsis / therapy
  • Staff Development / methods*