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The Fundamentals of Fluids*

£139.00 + VAT

Fundamentals of Fluids: Update your knowledge of fluid therapy with this comprehensive three week course delivered in six modules comprising webinars, notes and clinical cases to test your knowledge.

1st - 20th Dec '20Suitable for VNs & Vets
Tutored by Chloe Fay BSc(Hons) RVN CertVN ECC VTS (ECC)
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The Fundamentals of Fluids*

Fundamentals of Fluids: Update your knowledge of fluid therapy with this comprehensive three week course delivered in six modules comprising webinars, notes and clinical cases to test your knowledge.

Fundamentals of Fluids Modules:

Module 1: Applied physiology

To include:

  • Distribution of fluids
  • Osmolarity/ Osmolality (Effective, Calculated, Measured, Gap)
  • Anion gap
  • Renal physiology (clearance, GFR, filtered load- touching on RAAS and its affect on acid base and electrolyte balance)

Module 2: Electrolytes

To include:

  • Sodium
    • Hypernatremia (Pure water deficit, hypotonic loss, impermeant solute gain)
    • Hyponatremia (Looking at plasma osmolality)
  • Potassium
    • Hyperkalaemia
    • Hypokalaemia
  • Chloride
    • In relation to acid-base balance
    • Corrected chloride (Hypo & Hyper)
  • Corrections and treatment

Module 3: Acid-Base

To include:

  • Concept of pH
  • Buffering systems and body buffers
  • Henderson-Hasselbalch equation
  • Primary, simple and mixed based disorders
  • Compensatory responses

Module 4: Shock & Dehydration

To include:

  • Types of shock (hypovolaemic, cardiogenic, distributive, obstructive)
  • Fluid correction techniques in shock
  • Dehydration (differentiating between shock and dehydration, assessment and calculation)

Module 5 & 6: Fluid Therapy

To include:

  • Routes
  • Types
  • Rates (Normal BER, Geriatric, Paediatric, Anaesthetic)
  • Assessment (BP, CVP, PCV/TS, Urine production)
  • Complications
  • Considerations for common disease processes
    • Diabetes (DKA, DI)
    • GI/ Pancreatitis
    • Anaemia (IMHA, Clotting disorders)
    • Renal
    • Addison’s
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All our Tutored Online CPD Courses are written and taught by an expert in the relevant field. The tutor for this course is:

Chloe Fay BSc(Hons) RVN CertVN ECC VTS (ECC)

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