Shock is a clinical condition that can have several causes, including infection, injury, severe bleeding and trauma; it represents an imbalance between oxygen supply and demand. Shock is characterized by hypoxia and inadequate cellular function that can lead to organ system failure and death. Several distinct types of shock exist including anaphylactic, cardiogenic, hypovolemic, neurogenic and septic. Despite different etiologies, all the shock states can have similar manifestations of inadequate peripheral tissue perfusion, impaired cellular function and impaired organ perfusion. This module provides clinicians information on the five types of shock states including risk factors, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment.
The purpose of this shock state continuing education program for nurses and physical therapists is to increase understanding of the five types of shock states including risk factors, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the five types of shock
- Discuss the pathophysiology of shock states
- Discuss the treatment goals for each type of shock
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses and physical therapists.
Physical therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
OnCourse Learning is an approved sponsor by the NY State Education Department of CE for PT and PTA from 10/21/09 to 10/20/18.
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider GED012010TPTA2012004 for 01/01/2010 to 01/31/2013; 1601004 for 02/01/2013 to 01/31/2016; and 1902004TX for 02/01/2016 to 01/31/2019 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of CA as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of CA.
OnCourse Learning is a licensed physical therapy CE sponsor (#216.000275) with the IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from July 2013 through 9/30/2018.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by the OH Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 10S1381 for 10/01/10 to 10/01/11, 11S1509 for 10/02/11 to 10/02/12, 12S1702 for 10/03/12 to 10/03/13; 13S1858 for 10/04/13 to 10/04/14; 14S1723 for 10/05/14 to 10/05/15; 15S2270 for 10/06/15 to 10/06/16; 16S1869 for 10/07/16 to 10/07/17), the FL Physical Therapy Association (approval CE100015866, exp. date 12/31/10; CE110015872 for 01/01/11 to 12/31/11; CE120017779 for 01/01/12 to 12/31/12, CE130019699 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13; CE140021503 for 01/01/14 to 12/31/14; CE150023676 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/15; CE16-27090 for 01/01/16 to 12/31/16; CE17-518121 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/17); the TN Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 3429 for 10/1/10 to 9/30/11, 4020 for 10/01/11 to 09/30/12, 4556 for 10/01/12 to 09/30/13; 5245 for 10/01/13 to 09/30/14; 5810 for 10/01/14 to 09/30/15; 2136 for 10/01/15 to 09/30/16; 2016-404 for 10/01/16 to 09/30/17) for Class 1 CE Requirement; the PA Board of Physical Therapy (approval no. PTCE002692 for 11/14/11 to 12/31/12, PTCE003888 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/14; PTCE006379 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/16; PTCE010069 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/18); and the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval 632-2010, exp. date 1/31/12, 117-2012 from 02/01/12 to 01/31/14; 220-2014 for 02/01/14 to 01/31/16; 2016-264 for 02/01/16 to 01/31/18). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the FL Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
This course has been approved by the MD State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 10/06/11 to 10/06/15; 12/14/15 to 12/14/19 and by the NV State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 units of CE for 10/25/11 to 07/31/13; 07/31/13 to 07/31/15; 07/31/15 to 07/31/17.
The IL Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of CE offerings established by The IL Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 437-3534 for 10/01/10 to 10/01/11, 437-3982 for 10/01/11 to 10/01/12, 437-4510 for 10/01/12 to 10/01/13). According to the Rules for the Administration of the IL Physical Therapy Act (section 13460.61) published by the IL Department of Professional Regulation, a PT or PTA applying for re-licensure in IL can earn a maximum of 50 percent of their required CE hours from self-study. The hours awarded of this course are designated for self-study CE credit.
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.
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Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.
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