NR 324 Module 1 Adult Health ROK 1
Describe the composition of the major body fluid compartments.
Describe the laboratory normal values, clinical manifestations, assessment priorities (i.e. Neuro, Cardiac, cardiovascular, etc.) & nursing collaborative management of the following imbalances.
Explain the difference between Chvostek’s sign and Trousseau sign when assessing a client with a calcium imbalance?
Describe what causes Fluid volume deficit, (a) the assessment, (b) nursing management, (c) nursing education.
Describe what causes Fluid volume excess, (a) the assessment, (b) nursing management, (c) nursing education.
Explain the common clinical manifestations, and nursing management of the following acid-base imbalances
Describe the composition (give examples) and reasons for use of common IV fluid solutions.
Explain how to administer IV KCL (potassium), What guidelines must the nurse follow?
Discuss the types and nursing management (maintenance) of commonly used central venous access devices.
Identify the normal laboratory diagnostic ranges for interpreting acid-base imbalances. ( Ph balance, HCO3, and PaCO2).