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Course Overview

This module discusses the vasoactive drugs commonly used in the OR. More specifically, it discusses the mechanism and indications of commonly used vasoactive drugs in the OR and describes the physiologic effects of vasoactive drug therapy. It also provides standard dosages for the safe administration and titration of vasoactive drugs.

About the Course Author

Holly Franson, RN, is a graduate student in the nurse anesthesia program at Oakland University-Beaumont in Michigan. Before graduate school, she worked at the University of Chicago Hospitals pediatric ICU and University of Illinois Medical Center neurosurgical ICU. Holly Franson, CRNA, MSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Jason Beedlow, CRNA, MSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Maria M. Baptiste MSN, APRN-BC, NP-C, CCRN-CMC, is an advance practice nurse in the division of cardiothoracic surgery at University
Hospital in Newark, N.J. Maria M. Baptiste, MSN, APRN-BC, NP-C, CCRN-CMC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    1.00HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Type Activity: Knowledge
    Target Audience Designation: P
    ACPE Universal Activity Number: 0513-0000-18-117-H04-P
  • Florida Board of Pharmacy

    1.00HOURS

    This module is approved for 1.0 contact hours by Florida Board of Pharmacy


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-0513-0000-18-117-H04-P
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2021-06-29
  • Learning Objectives:

    Anticipate and react appropriately to positive and negative outcomes associated with vasoactive drugs; Describe the physiologic effects of vasoactive drug therapy; Discuss the mechanism and indications of commonly used vasoactive drugs in the OR; Provide standard dosages for the safe administration and titration of vasoactive drugs
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Pharmacists; Physicians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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