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Advanced Critical Care Therapeutics: Management of Hypertension in the Critical Care Setting

Advanced Critical Care Therapeutics: Management of Hypertension in the Critical Care Setting

Advanced Critical Care Therapeutics: Management of Hypertension in the Critical Care Setting

Daniel E. Hilleman, PharmD
Daniel E. Hilleman, PharmD
on behalf of Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

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Launch date: 30 Mar 2017

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Last updated: 05 Apr 2017

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

A comprehensive course on Management of Hypertension in the Critical Care Setting as part of the Advanced Critical Care Therapeutic course.
This course includes presentations describes the therapeutic strategy for managing severe hypertension in each of the following clinical settings:
Acute aortic dissection 
Acute myocardial ischemia 
Pulmonary edema
Sympathetic crises 
Obstetrics

The Advanced Critical Care Therapeutic courseprovides in-depth advanced instruction concerning the pharmacotherapeutic management of commonly encountered critical care diseases.  Emphasis is placed on the efficacy, safety, and comparative value of drug therapy in this highly specialized practice area.  Didactic knowledge of physiology, pharmacology, and drug therapy management is applied to disease states specific to this population.  Didactic instruction is combined with practice case studies and interactive discussions concerning critical care pharmacy-related issues.  Participants may download materials.   

Objectives

On completion of this course the leaner will:
-Be able to describe the diagnostic criteria which define the various hypertensive syndromes.
-Be able to recall the most common clinical presentations and signs and symptoms of severe hypertension.
-Be able to describe the most pertinent clinical pharmacological properties of the following parenteral antihypertensive agents:
>Nitroprusside 
>Nitroglycerin 
>Esmolol 
>Labetalol 
>Phentolamine 
>Clevidipine 
>Nicardipine 
>Enlaprilat 
>Fenoldopam 
>Hydralazine
-Describe the therapeutic strategy for managing severe hypertension in each of the following clinical settings.
>Acute aortic dissection 
>Acute myocardial ischemia 
>Pulmonary edema
>Sympathetic crises 
>Obstetrics
Daniel E. Hilleman, PharmD

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Daniel E. Hilleman, PharmD
on behalf of Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Omaha, Nebraska

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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