If you need a better understanding of fluid and electrolyte management and if acid-base frequently puzzles you, then this training series is for you. Learn how to diagnose and treat the various extracellular and intracellular electrolyte disorders in your nutrition support patients. Develop a better understanding of arterial blood gases, acid-base balance, and how the nutrition support practitioner plays an important role in the correction of these abnormalities in patients. The faculty will integrate cases and sample scenarios to help maximize your comprehension and application of these challenging topics.
Describe the four acid-base disorders
Identify the most frequent etiologies of acid-base disorders in nutrition support patients.
Formulate a step-wise approach to diagnosing and managing acid-base disorders in nutrition support patients.
PharmD, BCNSP, FASHP,
Chief, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Department of Pharmacy,
Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Jackson, MS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care/Nutrition Support,
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX