Fundamentals & Updates in Sepsis

Location: ESICM Brussels Training Centre (19 Rue Belliard – 1040 Brussels)

Course Director: Yasser Sakr (Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Uniklinikum Jena, Germany; Chair, Systemic Inflammation and Sepsis (SIS) Section, ESICM)

Fundamentals & Updates in Sepsis Master Class is endorsed by the Systemic Inflammation and Sepsis (SIS) Section, ESICM.


Fundamentals & Updates in Sepsis is a 2-day master class blending theory with practice. Special attention is given to case-based discussions, workshops and problem-oriented approach. Pre-course materials will be available for study such as online modules, recorded webinars and webcasts from previous congress sessions.

Key Reasons to Attend

  • Meet top experts on the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of sepsis
  • Participate in interactive sessions blending structured lectures, case-based discussions, and workshops
  • Exchange best practice and network with peers and experts

Course Objectives

  • To review the current knowledge on the pathophysiology of sepsis and sepsis associated multiorgan failure
  • To understand the state of the art in the management of sepsis
  • To analyse the controversial issues related to the diagnosis and management of sepsis

Programme Content

  • Basic concepts including definitions, international guidelines, resolutions and recommendations
  • Pathophysiology of sepsis
  • Diagnosis
  • Initial resuscitation
  • Source control
  • Failing organs
  • Antibiotics & other therapies
  • Refractory septic shock
  • Challenges & controversies

Who should attend this course?

  • Intensivists in training seeking to improve their knowledge and skills on systemic inflammation and sepsis

Group registration

  • ESICM offers 20% discount for 2 or more participants registering from the same centre. For more details contact

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