Cardiac Emergencies

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of impending cardiovascular collapse.
  • Understand early triage and treatment of potential CV collapse.
  • Understand the hemodynamic differences of cardiogenic shock from non-cardiogenic shock.
  • Recognize the presentation of the most common cardiac emergencies.
  • Understand the pathophysiology of these conditions.
  • Explain the treatment of these conditions.

Before the Session

Read the background material

AND

Watch the videos

In-class Session

Readiness Assessment Quiz

Team-Based Questions