Week 2: Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid/Base Balance (Med-Surg Onsite 2015)
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Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this session, you will be able to:
- Discuss mechanisms the body uses to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance.
- State the indications for different intravenous solutions.
- Analyze case situations for alterations in fluid and electrolyte balance.
- Discuss mechanisms the body uses to maintain acid-base balance.
- Correctly determine acid-base derangement in a given case.
Cindy Sayre, PhD(c), ARNP
Associate Administrator, Patient Care Services and Professional Practice, UW Medicine/UWMC