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Learning Exercise

Material: ABG Online Learning Activity
Submitted by: Brandy Vann on Nov 10, 2009
Date Last Modified: Nov 13, 2009
Title: ABG Learning Exercise
Description: Online learning exercise that provides the learner with key terminology and an opportunity to explore case-studies to further understanding of acid-base imbalances.
Type of Task: Student-centered
Time Required 1 hour
Topics: Arterial Blood Gases Acid-base Imbalances Respiratory Acidosis Respiratory Alkalosis Metabolic Acidosis Metabolic Alkalosis Compensation
Course: Nursing
Audience: College General Ed, Professional
Prerequisites Skills: Basic knowledge of arterial blood gases and acid-base imbalances will assist your understanding of the material.
Learning Objectives: From this learning activity, the learner will be able to: 1. Identify normal ranges of arterial blood gas elements. 2. Define respiratory acidosis and alkalosis and metabolic acidosis and alkalosis. 3. Identify acid-base imbalances when given scenarios and arterial blood gas results. 4. Recognize differences in compensatory mechanisms in arterial blood gases. 5. Apply knowledge about clinical manifestations associated with acid-base imbalances.
Text of Learning Exercise: Read entire ABG tutorial and complete case studies 1-6. Helpful articles: 1. 2. 3. Videos to watch: 1. 2.
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