Topic 2: Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid/Base Balance (Mentored CE 2017)

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

  1. Discuss physiologic principles of fluid and electrolyte balance.
  2. Describe nursing considerations in managing fluid and electrolyte imbalances. 
  3. Correctly interpret arterial blood gas readings.
  4. Describe physiologic compensatory mechanisms for each acid-base disturbance.

Additional Information

Format: 
Video
Course summary
Available: 
06/05/2017
Expires: 
12/31/2018

Cindy Sayre, PhD, ARNP
Chief Nursing Officer, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center

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