Sepsis, also known as septicaemia or blood poisoning is a life-threatening condition where an infection spreads into the blood stream. In the UK today, sepsis kills 52,000 people every year, making it one of the UK's most prominent killers. The biggest challenge in sepsis is early recognition - unfortunately the signs and symptoms are easily mistaken for less serious conditions. This course provides an easy to understand description of what sepsis is and how it affects the body - because having a general understanding of sepsis improves the chances of recognising this life-threatening condition before it's too late! You don't need to be a medical professional to take this interactive e-learning course. It is designed for caregivers, first aiders, first aid trainers, parents, teachers, healthcare assistants or relatives and gives essential information on sepsis, including: What causes sepsis The Immune Response Sepsis: The life-threatening reaction Signs and symptoms of sepsis in children and adults Early signs of sepsis Severe signs of sepsis Other signs Treatment of sepsis This innovative course can be taken anywhere in one hour and is designed in bite-sized chunks, so you can fit the learning around your busy lifestyle. What's more, after you have completed the course, you can refresh your knowledge and understanding by revisiting all the training materials. On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a certificate of completion worth 1 CPD point to evidence knowledge in this subject.