Vasopressors & Inotropes
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Vasopressors & Inotropes

An Introduction to shock physiology and vasoactive medications
4.5 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
12 students enrolled
Created by Medzcool M.D.
Last updated 11/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 23 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • A downloadable worksheet to follow along with the videos
  • Understand shock physiology and types of shock
  • Understand how Vasopressors and Inotropic medications work
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Requirements
  • Most people taking this course are health care professionals. You should be familiar with medical terminology.
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

Who 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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About the Instructor
Medzcool M.D.
4.5 Average rating
4 Reviews
12 Students
1 Course
Physician

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!