Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Webinar Series: Part 1: Fluids and Sodium Disorders

May 01, 2019,  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM 

Event Type: Webinars

Nutrition support clinicians perform a critical role in the identification and management of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base abnormalities in patients requiring specialized nutrition support. A comprehensive understanding of these disorders is critical for optimizing management of enteral and/or parenteral nutrition, as well as intravenous fluids. This four-part webinar series is intended for dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, physicians, or allied health professionals desiring to learn a systematic approach to fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders. The overall objective of this series is to provide clinicians with the knowledge to accurately assess adult, pediatric, or neonatal patients given varying patient case scenarios. In this first webinar, the clinician will be introduced to the identification and management fluid and sodium disorders.   

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe disorders of fluid and sodium homeostasis for various patient populations.
  2. Differentiate between types of hyponatremia and hypernatremia in patients receiving nutrition support.
  3. Develop therapeutic plans for treating hyponatremia and hypernatremia in patients receiving nutrition support. 

Anne Tucker, PharmD, BCNSP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Critical Care/Nutrition Support, Division of Pharmacy, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Amit Lahoti, MD, Associate Professor, Section of Nephrology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Sarah Vest Cogle, PharmD, BCCCP, Assistant Clinical Professor, Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care/Nutrition Support, East Alabama Medical Center, Auburn, AL

CE Hours: 1.5
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-19-082-L04-P

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