Victorian Sepsis Grand Round
The Victorian Sepsis Grand Round is a free, online event series. It provides a forum for healthcare professionals to explore and debate aspects of best-practice sepsis care. Join us at the Victorian Sepsis Grand Round and learn from leading experts regarding the challenges of identifying and managing sepsis in immunocompromised patients.
📅 Tuesday 21 March 2023 | 6:30 - 8:00 pm (AEST)
The Victorian Sepsis Grand Round (VSGR) is an online event series. It was initiated by the Alfred Health Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Services, in collaboration with the Australian Sepsis Network to provide a forum for healthcare professionals to explore and debate aspects of best-practice sepsis care. The series promotes collaborative efforts and showcases the world-class treatment, expertise and resources available in Australia.
Join us at the Victorian Sepsis Grand Round and learn from leading experts regarding the challenges of identifying and managing sepsis in immunocompromised patients.
There will be an exploration of the pathology of sepsis in immunocompromised individuals, including the immunological processes involved, the effects of sepsis in splenectomy, and emergency response strategies for managing sepsis in oncology patients. In addition, attendees will gain insights into the clinical treatment options available for sepsis in transplant patients.
There will be ample time to ask questions during the panel discussion.
View the full program at www.vsgr.org and register to attend this annual event.
Date: Tuesday, 21 March 2021
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm (AEDT)
Cost: Free of charge
Audience: All health professionals are invited and encouraged to attend
Online access: Online access with be provided post-registration
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Program: Sepsis in Vulnerable Patients
1830 – 1835 Welcome and introduction to ‘Sepsis in Vulnerable Patients – A/Prof Steve McGloughlin (Director, Intensive Care Unit, Alfred Health)
1835 – 1850 An overview of sepsis in immunocompromised people and underlying immunological processes – Dr Sarah Sasson (Immunologist/Immunopathologist, Kirby Institute, UNSW)
1850 – 1905 The ramifications of a splenectomy – Penelope Jones & Ella Brown (Spleen Australia)
1905 – 1920 The emergency response to sepsis in oncology patients – Susanne Collings (Nurse Unit Manager-Oncology, Alfred Health)
1920 – 1935 The clinical treatment of sepsis in transplant patients – A/Prof Jason Trubiano (Director, Infectious Disease Department, Austin Health)
1935 – 1955 Facilitated panel discussion – All speakers and facilitator: Dr Judit Orosz (Intensive Care Specialist, Alfred Health)
1955 – 2000 Acknowledgement and thanks – A/Prof Steve McGloughlin (Director, Intensive Care Unit, Alfred Health)
Telephone: 03 9076 8426
Email: etc [@] alfred.org.au