Understanding Basic Hemodynamics

Understanding and managing hemodynamics is critical to the care and for the best patient outcomes. Knowledge of hemodynamic principles is crucial to understanding of cardiovascular pathophysiology.

This program will provide the nurse with the knowledge and skills necessary to:

  • Recognize shock states,
  • Understand and manage fluid volume status,
  • Manage unstable patient,
  • Basic understanding of monitoring devices such as Lt and Rt sided heart catheterization
  • Assess hemodynamic responses to therapies such as pulmonary hypertension, valvular disease, intra-cardiac shunts, tamponade, PE, Covid-19 pathology
  • And more!