RTO # 40833

60SEC016 Types of Shock: Facts and Potential Causes

60SEC016 Types of Shock: Facts and Potential Causes

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This brief workshop titled “Types of Shock: Facts and Potential Causes” explores the various forms of shock—hypovolemic, cardiogenic, distributive (including septic, anaphylactic, and neurogenic), and obstructive. It provides insights into the physiological mechanisms, potential causes, and initial signs and symptoms of each type, emphasizing the importance of early recognition and intervention to improve patient outcomes. This session aims to enhance healthcare professionals’ understanding of shock’s complexity and guide effective management strategies.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee:



  • All learning material for this unit is provided via our online learning portal and all equipment is provided for the practical assessments.
  • A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy and Numeracy.

    The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

    • Learning – Level 2
    • Reading – Level 2
    • Writing – Level 2
    • Oral Communication – Level 1
    • Numeracy – Level 1