Vasopressors & Inotropes

An Introduction to shock physiology and vasoactive medications
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 31 mins
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

This course is an introduction to shock and shock physiology and the vasoactive medications used to treat hemodynamically unstable patients. In this course we will be reviewing common vasopressors and inotropes and how they work in the human body. You will be learning interactively through short videos and valuable handouts and then reinforcing your knowledge through questions and quizzes. All of this in the clean and crisp Medzcool style you love. Medical Education Will Never Be The Same

What are the requirements?

  • Most people taking this course are health care professionals. You should be familiar with medical terminology.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • A downloadable worksheet to follow along with the videos
  • Understand shock physiology and types of shock
  • Understand how Vasopressors and Inotropic medications work

What is the target audience?

  • This course is meant to be an introduction into vasopressor and inotropic medications. You should not take this course if you are looking to learn more advanced medical physiology.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction and Worksheet
What are vasopressors and inotropes?
Preview
01:28
Printout Worksheet
7 pages
Section 2: Physiology
Shock Physiology
Preview
02:00
Blood Pressure and Mean Arterial Pressure
Preview
01:44
3 questions

A Review of shock

Cardiac Output
Preview
02:46
3 questions

A review quiz on cardiac output

Types Of Shock
Preview
02:47
Receptor Physiology
02:09
5 questions

A review of receptor physiology

Section 3: Vasopressors & Inotropes
Epinephrine
02:13
Norepinephrine
01:29
Dobutamine
01:15
Dopamine
03:28
Phenylephrine
01:30
Vasopressin and Milrinone
Article
7 questions

A Review of Vasopressor & Inotrope Physiology

Section 4: Summary
Summary
1 page

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Instructor Biography

Medzcool is an educational resource taught by Emergency Physicians for other health care professionals such as other physicians, resident physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, students, etc. Our team is composed of Emergency Medicine trained doctors practicing at large academic centers in the United States. Medzcool started as a youtube channel producing short educational videos. Here at Udemy, we are able to provide our students and fans with a more comprehensive and interactive learning experience. Enjoy!

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