- Course Code: UKVC18SAC
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £49.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: Lifetime
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
Sepsis Awareness Certificate
Sepsis is a horrifying disease that affects over 30 million people worldwide. As many as 44,000 people in the UK die every year because of the illness and its complications. While experts know how it occurs - the body attacks itself in response to an infection - no one really understands why it happens. Unfortunately, the result is a potentially deadly disease that can strike at any time. The best way to treat and prevent future cases is to learn everything you can about the ailment.
This course goes into detail about sepsis. We begin by discussing the various risk factors that could make someone more susceptible to sepsis.
Next, we review the major signs and symptoms of sepsis, giving you information on when treatment should be started. The course also reviews the various ways medical staff and patients can reduce the risk of developing sepsis.
Finally, we talk about the treatment options that are available.
You Will Learn:
- Which groups are at the highest risk of developing sepsis following an initial infection
- How to properly clean a wound or burn to reduce the risk of an infection
- What the three stages of sepsis are, along with the signs and symptoms present at each stage
- How sepsis can be prevented, and the importance of antibiotics
- What the specific courses of treatment for sepsis are
Benefits of Taking This Course:
- You will be able to identify risk factors which make people vulnerable to sepsis
- You will understand the various ways you can prevent infections from occurring
- You will understand why it is so important to take antibiotics exactly as prescribed
- You will know more about the treatment methods for sepsis
Who can take the Sepsis Awareness Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Sepsis Awareness Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.