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This activity was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from La Jolla Pharmaceutical.

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Purpose of Activity

This learning activity will engage nurse practitioners and other health professionals in a clinically-focused case study to develop skills in identification and management of distributive shock.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Apply an evidence-based approach to screen and diagnose a patient suspected of distributive shock.
  2. Identify the appropriate treatment plan for the complex patient with infection and hypotension.
  3. Evaluate the patient response to treatment and the need for additional diagnostic and vasopressor support when a patient does not respond adequately to standard therapies.
Price: FREE

Credits:

  • ANCC 0.5 CH / 0.25 APH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: DSCS0918
Published: Sep 2018
Expires: 9/3/2021
Passing Score: 1/1 (100%)
Authors: Anne Dabrow Woods, DNP, MSN, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC, AGACNP-BC, FAAN; Megan Giovanelli Doble, RN, MSN, FNP-C, AGACNP-C