The Critical Outcome of this lesson is to help Emergency Nurses to assess, identify and manage patients with fluid and electrolyte abnormalities.
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Discuss the basic management principles of fluid and electrolyte abnormalities.
Apply the medico-legal aspects pertaining to fluid and electrolyte abnormalities with regard to the emergency nurse.
Apply the above-mentioned knowledge when analyzing a case scenario (paper based and real life scenarios).
List the drugs used in your unit to manage fluid and electrolyte abnormalities.
Delineate the nursing process in the management of a patient with fluid and electrolyte abnormalities.
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