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The Health Secretary has set out the next steps in the fight against Coronavirus. See the press conference at Youtube: Coronavirus press conference (19 January 2022).

Sepsis Awareness Course

Sepsis is the body's systemic inflammatory response to microbial infection which can cause organ damage, shock, and eventual death. It has been referred to before as a 'silent killer', and it is easy to understand why. Silent, because it can be extremely difficult to identify for both professionals and the public alike, with symptoms often suggesting less serious illnesses such as influenza. Estimates suggest that there are around 37,000 deaths per year associated with it. This course aims to raise awareness of sepsis and learn professionals how to reduce the risks associated with it.

Who is suitable?

This course is designed to provide an overview of sepsis to care workers, it is also suitable as refresher training for nurses.

Learning method

The course is delivered by North East Ambulance Service paramedic trainer via a 2-hour webinar followed by a multiple-choice online assessment.


This course will help professionals understand what sepsis is and gain the knowledge to spot the signs of sepsis and what to do in this event.

What you will learn

The course will help you understand:

  • What is sepsis?
  • Raise awareness of sepsis in the community
  • What are the causes and who is more vulnerable?
  • What are the signs & symptoms?
  • What to do if signs & symptoms present?
  • How to reduce the risk of sepsis

How to book

To book this course, please contact us.

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