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Shock States - CE505
Shock States
Knowing the Similarities and Differences is Vital

CE505 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Anna Ver Hage, MSN, RN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN
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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

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses and physical therapists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/6/2017

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