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Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30

OVERVIEW

This course will teach you the key components of Arterial Blood Gas (ABGs) interpretation using a step by step guide.

It will relate the blood gas result to normal physiology and assist with clinical reasoning when interpreting abnormalities and the impact on the clinical needs of the patient regarding diagnosis and treatment strategies.

Case studies will be used to assist with interpretation.

CONTENT

What is an arterial blood gas? Clinical reasons why is it required?

Definitions & terminology used with arterial blood gas interpretation

Normal physiology of homeostasis, respiration & acid base balance

ABG interpretation made simple using different methodologies

Disorders of respiration & types of respiratory failure

Disorders of acid base balance including

Respiratory acidosis & alkalosis

Metabolic acidosis & alkalosis

Case studies to work through

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

  • Understand what ABG samples measure and how to interpret the results

ATTENDED BY

  • Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionals

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

Live Online Instructor Led Course

Zoom
22/10/2024
£ 170.00
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