Evidence-based Clinical Care: Cardiogenic Shock Clinical Pathway

Develop, Implement and Monitor Complete Revascularization in High-Risk Indicated Patients Program (CHIP) and Chronic Total Occlusion Program

The course is designed to facilitate care to high-risk indicated patients who have experienced an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) to ensure quality outcomes in the management of cardiogenic shock. 

Note to Physicians: Be sure to bookmark this course to access all protocols, pathways, policies and procedures at your convenience via your CME Portal account. All algorithms will be available on Cerner.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Interventional Radiologists, Vascular Surgeons, Cardiac Surgeons, Emergency Department Physicians, Hospitalists, Intensivists, Anesthesiologists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Cardiovascular Technicians and Healthcare Administrators/Leaders.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the necessity for Baptist Health’s standardization of treatment for the cardiogenic shock (CGS) patient based on current, evidence-based practices.
  • Implement CGS protocols and power plans consistently in the Emergency Department, Cardiac Catheterization Lab and acute care settings.
  • Utilize contemporary management practices for CGS as explained in the scientific statement by the American Heart Association, with the primary objectives being circulatory support, ventricular support and coronary perfusion.
  • Identify alternative treatment options for CGS patients given the associated high mortality.
  • Monitor quality measures associated with treatment and care of CGS patients.
Additional information
  • DetroitCSI – Flowsheet – v4.4 – April 2017
  • van Diepen, Sean et al "Contemporary Management of Cardiogenic Shock: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association." Circulation (2017): CIR.0000000000000525. Web. 16 April. 2018.

How to save power plans (EBCC order sets) to your favorites on CERNER? Click here to access video tutorial.​

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
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Marcus St. John, M.D., FACC, FSCAI
Medical Director, Cardiac Cath Lab
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Hospital
Miami, Florida

Marcus St. John, M.D., has indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
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