UW School of Nursing
April 28, 2022
Med-Surg 365 | Fluid, Elecrolytes and Acid/Base Balance
Med-Surg 365 | Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid/Base Balance
This module provides an in-depth overview of the physiologic principles of fluid, electrolyte, and acid/base balance, and clues us into key nursing considerations in discovering and correcting imbalances.
Christine Henshaw, EdD, RN-BC
Professional Development Specialist, Virginia Mason, Seattle
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the end of this module, participants will be better 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.