Under Pressure: Hypertension, Shock and Dissections
Be prepared to treat complications associated with blood pressure changes.
Hypertension affects nearly half of Americans and is a major contributing risk factor to stroke and heart disease. Emergency nurses must understand the ways blood pressure changes impact the body in order to promptly recognize and treat associated complications. From pregnancy-related conditions to trauma and aortic dissections to brain bleeds, you will learn about many important considerations related to pipes, pressure and pump problems.
1 CE CREDIT - $20
- Discuss the anatomical differences between the venous and arterial system
- Recognize key considerations regarding both maternal and neurovascular high-pressure states
- Understand how to calculate a shock index, review important considerations for hypovolemic, septic, and neurogenic shock, and take a different approach to review the effects of pressure on the brain
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 contact hour
This course is - Clinical / Accredited
Courses with CE credits are only valid if completed after certification. Any CE credit courses completed before certification are not valid.
CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CTRN, TCRN
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If you have started the course, it is considered open and cannot be returned.