Fluid, electrolyte, and acid- base disturbances are very common in critically ill patients and can contribute significantly to morbidity and mortality. A sound understanding of this complex topic area is vital for optimal patient management. This two-part webinar series is designed to provide the clinician with an overview of these disturbances as well as an opportunity to assess their knowledge in this area. Interactive case examples allow a hands on approach to patient assessment, management, and problem-solving.
Describe the function, distribution, and regulation of fluid in the body.
Identify the role of sodium, potassium, phosphate, calcium, and magnesium in the body.
Discuss the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
PharmD, BCNSP, FMSHP, FASHP,
Chief, Clinical Pharmacy Services,
Department of Pharmacy, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Jackson, MS
PharmD, BCNSP, BCCCP, FASHP, FTSHP,
Nutrition Support Team Coordinator,
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Division of Pharmacy, Houston, TX
PharmD, BCNSP, BC-ADM,
VA Boston Healthcare System
PharmD, MBA, BCPS,
Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist,
NICU, Community Regional Medical Center, Fresno, CA