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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To enhance the knowledge nurses have managing acutely ill patients with shock including: hypovolemic, distributive, cardiogenic and obstructive shock states.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Define the hemodynamic parameters of preload, afterload, cardiac output, cardiac index, mixed venous oxygen saturation, and the normal and abnormal trends in shock states.
  2. Identify the pathophysiology of the 4 types of shock and the clinical presentations and the diagnostic studies performed to verify each shock state.
  3. Develop an evidence-based short term and long term plan for managing and caring for patients with the 4 types of shock.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: NCTRSH0720
Published: July 2020
Expires: 6/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 1/1 (100%)
Authors: Anne Dabrow Woods DNP, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC, AGACNP-BC, FAAN
Categories: Acute Care , Cardiovascular
Topics: Shock