Vasopressors in Septic Shock Course

Vasopressors in Septic Shock

Septic shock is a medical emergency. Understanding the pathophysiology and goals of treatment for sepsis is key to making critical decisions during the first few hours of caring for a patient in shock. Pharmacotherapeutic management with vasopressors is a major component of that care. Drugs specifics will be outlined for the major vasopressor agents: Phenylephrine, Vasopressin, Norepinephrine, Epinephrine, Dopamine, Dobutamine, and Angiotensin II.

DISCLOSURE:  Daniel Hu is a speaker for multiple pharmaceutical companies.


EXPIRATION DATE:  January 1, 2021


Who Should Attend?  Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical nurses, and all other health professionals interested in learning about vasopressors.

Desired Learning Outcome:  Learners will self-report increased confidence in utilizing vasopressors for the treatment of septic shock.

Dan Hu, PharmD, BCCCPPresented by: Dan Hu, PharmD, BCCCP

Dan Hu, PharmD, BCCCP is a critical care and emergency medicine pharmacist and is board certified in critical care medicine. He was born and raised in Hawaii and following his graduation from the University of Hawaii at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, he completed a fellowship with the University and the FDA Office of Minority Health, followed by an acute care residency at Providence St. Peter Hospital. Dan has taught at multiple universities for PharmD and PhD programs and holds an adjunct faculty position with Washington State University. He has taught as an educator and delivered continuing education for RNs, MDs, PharmDs, and paramedics with both local and national lectures. Dan maintains a strong academic focus with research and publications, and sits on the editorial board for the Hawaii Journal of Health and Social Welfare.

Course Information

Difficulty: Intermediate


Vasopressors in Septic Shock

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