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Attendees will develop a deeper understanding of the basic principles of cardiac and vascular physiology as well as physiologic principles and current data concerning the use of fluids and vasoactive agents in critically ill patients. Technical aspects and the clinical utility of tools commonly used to assess cardiac function, intravascular volume, and hemodynamic status will also be addressed. Finally, the application of these principles to therapeutic intervention will be explained.