Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock
Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Hone your basic life support skills for cardiac emergencies

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

Get informed about the most common cardiac emergencies and their physiological explanations. Learn more about the initial assessment in cases of cardiac arrest and how to perform a high-quality CPR and, by doing so, save the patient´s life. In this course you will also be given insights into epinephrine and amiodarone use in an ER setting, together with information regarding pulseless electrical activity (PEA).

More topics are:

  • How to recognize and intervene in cases of asystole
  • How to carry out a physical exam and chest pain history, and order appropriate tests
  • Treating and assessing acute coronary syndromes (ACS), performing an ECG, and treating high-risk patients
  • Learn more about incidence and risk factors of aortic dissection and its treatment options
  • Get to know about arrhythmias
  • Understand the types and pathophysiology of shock and learn about its general management

Course Details

  • Videos 30
  • Duration 3:28 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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It’s really great
By Yoong S. on 21. November 2019 for Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

A succinct lecture series with all the important points you must know

Dr Jung is amazing
By Karim M. on 28. September 2019 for Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

Dr Jung is amazing Use of physiology to explain things is very useful Arrange mor lectures with her

Great content succinctly presented.
By Sally K. on 24. September 2019 for Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

I appreciated that the information was concise and quickly to the point. I am looking for the big picture, not the details which I can add later. This fit that need.

Aprendisaje rapido
By Larry G. on 21. August 2019 for Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

Excelente muy bueno en todos loa ambitos del curso de cardiovasculat