Week 2: Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid/Base Balance (Med-Surg 2019)
How well do you understand the ups and downs of fluids and electrolytes? This module will give you a handle on the physiologic principles of fluid, electrolyte and acid/base balance, and clue you in to key nursing considerations in discovering and correcting imbalances.
Week 2 begins on Thursday, January 17, 2019.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this session, you will be able to:
- Describe the physiology of fluid and electrolyte balance.
- Plan care for patients with common fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
- Correctly interpret ABG results and plan care for patients with acid-base imbalance.
Christine Henshaw, EdD, RN-BC
Professional Development Specialist, Virginia Mason