Recognition and Treatment of Shock

This course is for registered nurses and support staff that may find themselves in situations where they need to identify and manage patients who are experiencing shock.

Duration: 2 hours

Course Content

  • What is shock?
  • Causes of shock
  • Stages of shock
  • Early signs of shock
  • Later signs of shock
  • Assessment of circulatory failure
  • Hypovolaemic / haemorrhagic shock
  • Septic shock
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Neurogenic shock

Assessment Method: Ongoing trainer observation.

Jude TurnerRecognition and Treatment of Shock