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 3:27 h
  • Quiz questions 97
  • Articles 12


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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Great lectures
By Chukwuebuka A. on 11. February 2021 for Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

Absolutely fantastic . I would say teaching is her hobby . She enjoys every knowledge she impacts , I enjoy it most. I can do with her lectures alone. Most importantly the way she illustrates them drive them home.

Thankyou doctor
By Dio R. on 24. January 2021 for Shock: Definition & Determinations

Good very good... thanks doc from indonesia, its very understandable

Great use of articles
By Dragos C. on 19. January 2021 for Epinephrine and Amiodarone

I enjoy seeing the use of articles in these presentation. I was surprised to see the how the long term effects of the drugs compare to the short term ones.

Great video
By Dragos C. on 19. January 2021 for Ventricular Fibrillation/Tachycardia

It was explained in a good way. It's easy to understand and it helps avoiding confusions.