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Introduction to sepsis

This is one of a set of four critical care online CPD courses from the School of Medicine team. This course explores sepsis, including signs and symptoms, screening, and guidelines for management.

This is a self-directed learning course, which comprises approximately 7-10 study hours. Content will be available all week for you to work through at your own pace.

Monday will include a live introductory session by the Critical Care team (09:30 – 10:25), which is optional to attend.

Each session is being offered at the introductory rate of just £50 each (with a 10% discount available if you book two or more courses).

Enrol on this course

Start date Days and times
10 October 2022 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 October 2022
£50 (discount available when you book more than one session)

Who it’s for

Suitable for any registered healthcare professional.

What you’ll learn

On completion you should be able to:

  • define sepsis
  • consider survivorship from sepsis
  • consider the size of sepsis
  • identify signs and symptoms of sepsis
  • consider sepsis in the pre-hospital and acute hospital settings
  • identify screening and guidelines for the management of sepsis.


You will benefit from understanding the evidence and theories about sepsis.

This course has been specifically designed to be delivered entirely virtually. You will benefit from both tutor-led sessions, pre-recorded sessions and interactive exercises.

We encourage active discussion, so you’ll have the opportunity to network and exchange ideas with your peers.

We have a limited the number of places in order to ensure that you receive the best possible learning experience.

This is one of a suite of four online CPD courses in Critical Care.