Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock
Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Get skilled in basic life support for cardiac emergencies

Acquire a good knowledge about the most important interventions on cardiac emergencies in order to take action in the ER.

Find out the main cardiac emegencies and their physiologic explanations. Learn more about the initial assessment on cardiac arrest and how to perform a high quality CPR and, by doing so, save the patient´s life. Also, you will get insights in using epinephrine and amiodarone in the ER and the Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA).

More topics are:

  • How to recognize and intervene a Asystole
  • Doing a physical exam and history on chest pain and evaluating additional tests
  • Treating and assessing on acute coronary syndromes (ACS), performing an ECG and treating risk patients
  • Learning more about the incidence and risk factors of aortic dissection and its treatment options
  • Getting to know arrhythmias
  • Understanding the types and pathophysiologyof shock and learning more about its general management

Course Details

  • Videos 30
  • Duration 3:25 h
  • Quiz questions 104
  • Articles 8


Your Educators of course Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

 Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

As an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Julianna Jung, M.D. is an expert in teaching students. She has been the director of medical student education in the Emergency Medicine department since 2006 and was appointed the associate director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center in 2011. She is also a national leader in education, holding a position on the Executive Committee of Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine.

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By BHARTI J. on 07. March 2018 for Cardiac Arrest: Initial Assessment


Exceptional Emergency Medicine
By Rachel R. on 15. January 2018 for Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

Dr. Jung offers expert insight into various emergencies conditions and provides a deep knowledge of how to give patients the best shot.

when I see a unconscious person i will check first the carotid pulse in no more than 10 seconds
By Sanie V. on 05. January 2018 for High-quality CPR

I like the pertinent information she gives us to solve a life.

By ACHRAF A. on 25. December 2017 for Ventricular Tachycardia (VT): Treatment & Atrial Flutter

simplified ,high yield content , Dr Juliana has charisma draws the audience attention

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