Lead Emergency Technician Sit Stay Swim Olympia, WA, United States
Specialty Veterinary Technician Session: Alpha? Beta? Dopaminergic? How do you sort through all the receptors involved in managing hypotension in patients? This lecture will focus on de-mystifying the receptors that work to mediate normotension in patients. Receptors will be discussed as well as the role of various vasopressors and ionotropic agents including dopamine, dobutamine, norepinephrine, phenylephrine. Attendees will gain the necessary knowledge to create an appropriate recipe for treating various forms of hypotension and shock.
Understand the receptors involved in several categories of blood pressure agents
Understand the cautions and side effects associated with pressor applications.
Understand how to create an appropriate plan for individual patients to combat hypotension in several situations