Cardiovascular Emergencies Top 10

It is challenging for physicians to learn how quickly to react to changes in a patient’s clinical status. In this exercise, we identify a Top 10 List of Cardiovascular Emergencies that a physician should understand in caring for acutely ill patients. Because these conditions are both rare and highly urgent, physicians should spend time studying them in advance to anticipate them in the right clinical context.10 top cardiovascular emergencies found in acutely ill patients.

You will learn:

  • The presentation and initial management of eleven specific cardiovascular emergencies.
  • The likely therapeutic responses.
  • The consultants and expertise required to achieve an optimal result.
  • To collaborate effectively with a Heart Team to allow rapid diagnosis and treatment of eleven cardiovascular emergencies.

Author(s): Dr. Lawrence W. Gimple

Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes

Credit hours: .5 hours

Method and Medium: Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.