Sepsis Conference: Putting the Pieces Together for Successful Sepsis Care

Thursday (All day)
The Jefferson Center, 541 Luck Ave., Roanoke, VA 2416


View the slides from the conference below:

1. Sepsis Symposium, EMS-Bob Zemple.pdf

2. Perklin-Fall sepsis conference 2015 Perkins.pdf

3. Icard - Sepsis Symposium - Fluids.pdf

4. Green-Sepsis Presentation_Pharmacy Infectious Diseases_Green_FINAL.pdf

5.Cope-Carilion Sepsis Symposium Presentation Cope.pdf

6. Phyllis Whitehead BadNewsSepsisConf.8.15.pdf

7. Foroosesh-Sepsis 9-3-15 Mobolity.pdf


This conference is for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and other health care professionals who desire to enhance or develop their knowledge of current trends in the recognition and treatment of sepsis.

Start time: Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. conference begins promptly at 8 a.m.

End Time: 4:30 p.m.

Parking: Free parking on-site; carpooling and public transportation are encouraged.

Cost per participant:
Carilion Employees:

  • Register via Cornerstone OnDemand - Use conference number CE936C.
  • Tuition is paid by Carilion Clinic. A signed payroll deduction form is required to confirm your registration.

Non-Carilion Employees:

  • Fee $100. VTCSOM and JCHS Student and Carilion Retiree Fee $25. Other students and retiree fee $50. Includes program syllabus, education credits/contact hours, light breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks.Fee Credit cards and checks accepted. Make checks payable to Carilion Clinic.
  • Register through Carilion Direct at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.
  • Participants are responsible for their own travel and overnight accommodations.

The registration/cancellation deadline for all participants is Thursday, August 20. No conference refunds can be provided after Thursday, August 20. A conference fee of $100 will be charged to all conference attendees (including Carilion employees) who do not attend and have not canceled by Thursday, August 20. All conference attendees may send an appropriate substitute if they cannot attend the conference.

Speakers (full name, credentials, affiliation)

All speakers are affiliated with Carilion Clinic

  • Kathryn Booth, R.N.
  • Nathan Cope, Pharm.D.
  • Sarah Cuthbertson, P.T.
  • Mahtab Foroozesh, M.D.
  • Sarah Green, Pharm.D.
  • Ellen Harvey, D.N.P., R.N., A.C.N.S.-B.C., C.C.R.N.
  • Bradley Icard, M.D.
  • Gary Meadows, R.N., B.S., M.H.A
  • Thomas Morel, M.D.
  • John Perkins, M.D.
  • Randall Ruppel, M.D.
  • Kellen Smith, P.T.
  • Caroline White, N.P.
  • Phyllis Whitehead, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., A.C.H.P.N.
  • Robert Zemple, M.D.

ADA information:
For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact Loretta Hall, Conference Planner, Carilion Clinic HR Training & Development at 540-985-4094 or via email at at least two weeks prior to the seminar date.

Contact name/info:
Loretta F. Hall, M.Ed., Conference Planner
Human Resources Training & Development

Lunch and Learn: Treatment for Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremors

Tuesday 12:00 pm
Cambria Suites, Roanoke, Va.

If you have been diagnosed with a movement disorder, such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, or dystonia, join us to learn more about the latest treatment option, deep brain stimulation (DBS). DBS can help you regain greater control over your movements, increase your independence, and improve your overall quality of life.


Cost: $10 (includes lunch)

Registration is required. Please call 800-422-8482 to register or for more information.

Quit Smoking Today

Monday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Jackson Park Library - Large Conference Room

Successful quitters have tried to quit an average of seven times! If you’d like to quit within the coming year, consider attending this informative program. Understand the stages of readiness, the addiction process, and what to expect ahead of time to help you succeed when quitting.

Event is free. Registration is required, please call 800-422-8482.

For more information or to schedule a similar program, please contact Health Educator Edie Naughton, R.N., at 540-266-6564.



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