This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CME Consultants and Medmastery GmbH. CME Consultants is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
CME Consultants designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 2AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Recognize a variety of vasopressors and inotropic agents.
- Identify the mechanism of action of these agents.
- Recognize the relative advantages and disadvantages of different agents.
- Choose an agent and dosage appropriate for any clinical scenario.
- Identify different types of shock and physiology.
- Use hemodynamic monitoring to direct therapy.
- Assess the efficacy of your interventions.
- Develop a rational approach to hemodynamic support.
This activity is geared to meet the educational requirements of Intensivists/ICU providers, internists, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, emergency medicine providers, or any of these in training.
This activity encompasses the following desirable physician attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, and Practice-Based Learning & Improvement.
The presentational method for this activity is Lecture.
Instructions for participation
Each participant must watch all the video lessons, successfully pass all quizzes of this activity with a grade of 70% or higher and complete a post-evaluation form. Once completed, your certificate will be made available immediately for download. If you receive a score of 69% or less, you may retake the quiz until successful.
Hardware and software requirements
Medmastery requires a modern Web browser (Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the latest version of Adobe Flash. Moreover, a PDF-Reader is required in order to view certain downloads. For questions or technical support, please contact [email protected].
There is no commercial support for this activity.
The planners of this activity have nothing to disclose.
Christopher R. Tainter, MD, RDMS has nothing to disclose. The course content has been peer-reviewed for content validity and found to be evidenced-based, fair, balanced, and free from commercial bias.
This activity was originally released for credit on October 28, 2019.
This activity was reviewed on October 20, 2021.
This activity is valid for credit through October 28, 2023.