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Learning Exercise: ABG Learning Exercise

ABG Learning Exercise
Online learning exercise that provides the learner with key terminology and an opportunity to explore case-studies to further understanding of acid-base imbalances.
Course: Nursing


Submitted by:
Brandy Vann
Date Last Modified:
November 13, 2009


Read entire ABG tutorial and complete case studies 1-6. Helpful articles: 1. 2. 3. Videos to watch: 1. 2.



  • College General Ed
  • Professional


Arterial Blood Gases Acid-base Imbalances Respiratory Acidosis Respiratory Alkalosis Metabolic Acidosis Metabolic Alkalosis Compensation


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.

Type of Task

  • Student-centered