Chemistry : Fluid And Electrolyte Imbalance

990 WordsJun 12, 20164 Pages
Fluid and Electrolyte imbalance Purpose: To provide nursing students with a solid foundation of understanding the basic concepts of fluids and electrolytes, acids and bases, pH, buffering mechanisms and will be able to weave their knowledge in identifying fluid electrolyte imbalances in clinical settings. Goals: The nursing student will be able to verbalize the acid base regulation in the body, the mechanisms of acid base imbalances and correlate the finding in pathological situations. Objectives: Course Objectives with Essentials: At the end of the course student will be able to 1. Integrate and apply knowledge from nursing science and evidence based practice to health care needs of an individual in a clinical setting (Essential I: Liberal Education for Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice, Essential VII: Clinical Prevention and Population Health, Essential IX: Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice) 2. Assess for and adapt care to address the needs of patients’ cultural, language, ethnic, or spiritual needs. (Essential IX: Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice) 3. Integrate biological, physiological, and pharmacological sciences in nursing while providing patient care in a clinical setting. (Essential II: Basic Organizational and Systems Leadership for Quality Care and Patient Safety, Essential IV: Information Management and Application of Patient Care Technology, Essential VII: Clinical Prevention and Population Health, Essential IX: Baccalaureate Generalist
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