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Spotting Sepsis: Complex, Deadly And More Common Than You Think.

About The Event

Spotting Sepsis: Complex, Deadly And More Common Than You Think

Wednesday 11 November, 16:00 AEDT

The ACP student committee has organised a webinar focused on sepsis. This webinar is suitable for student and qualified paramedics. Join us for a presentation from Matt Ames, a sepsis survivor and Professor Simon Finfer AO, who is the director of the Australian Sepsis Network as well as an executive member of the Global Sepsis Alliance.

Matt will share his amazing journey of recovery and resilience and Professor Finfer will discuss out of hospital sepsis, septic shock, sepsis mimics, treatment and the risks associated with leaving sepsis patients at home.

Join us to hear from these two extraordinary speakers.

Further information

Wednesday 11 November, 16:00 AEDT

The webinar will be held online via Zoom.

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Matt Ames

Matt was 39 years old when a seemingly benign sore throat eventually became the loss of all four limbs. He had developed streptococcal toxic shock and was not expected to survive. Matt has beaten the odds. Today, he lives his life to the fullest as the father of four young children and husband of a very dedicated and loving wife.

Professor Finfer

Professor Finfer is one of the foremost authorities on the subject of sepsis. In addition to his role with the Australian Sepsis Network and Global Sepsis Alliance, Finfer is a professorial fellow in the critical care and trauma division at The George Institute in Sydney, Australia. Furthermore, he is a practicing critical care physician with an appointment as a senior staff specialist at the Royal North Shore Hospital and the director of intensive care at the Sydney Adventist Hospital. Simon is an adjunct professor at the University of Sydney Medical School and has been a returning editor for the Oxford Textbook of Critical Care.

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Event Information

11th Nov 2020
16:00 – 17:00 AEDT
Live Webinar

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