Topic 2: Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid/Base Balance (Mentored CE 2016)

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

  1. Discuss mechanisms the body uses to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance.
  2. State the indications for different intravenous solutions.
  3. Analyze case situations for alterations in fluid and electrolyte balance.
  4. Discuss mechanisms the body uses to maintain acid-base balance.
  5. Correctly determine acid-base derangement in a given case.
Course summary
Available: 
06/06/2016
Expires: 
04/08/2018

Cindy Sayre, PhD, ARNP
Associate Administrator, Patient Care Services and Professional Practice, UW Medicine/UWMC

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