This interactive, case-based session will engage participants in problem solving commonly reported electrolyte abnormalities encountered in LTC. The cornerstones of understanding altered physiology, astute clinical assessment, and application of logical diagnostic and therapeutic strategies will be highlighted.
Interpret the BMP accurately, Diagnose and manage hyponatremia and hypernatremia.
Identify causes work up and treatment of hyperkalemia and hypokalemia and acid base imbalance.
Describe the differential diagnosis of hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia and appropriate management.