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Sodium Imbalances in the Hospitalized Patient: What to Do?




Contact Hours: 1 contact hour of Continuing Education (which includes .75 hours of pharmacology)

1 Contact hour

3 months of access (renewable)

Printable handouts

5-item quiz

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Imbalances in sodium are common and precarious findings in the acute care setting, but just trying to restore equilibrium between sodium and water may not manage the underlying cause. This CE offering provides information on the “natremias,” as well as the various subtypes and common causes of these conditions. This discussion also covers diagnostic findings and treatment for conditions commonly associated with fluid imbalance, such as SIADH and diabetes insipidus.

This presentation will give you direct, clear means of diagnosing the various subtypes of hyponatremia and hypernatremia, as well as strategies to safely get sodium abnormalities under control in the acute care setting. After completing this discussion, you will have a better understanding of how to determine the nature of the patient’s sodium imbalance, how to manage it, and how to start addressing the reason for the imbalance.  


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  4. Click on Access Course to proceed.
  5. PowerPoint handouts are available for every lecture under “Materials.” We strongly recommend that you download and print each lecture’s handout so that you may highlight and take notes as you view each video.
  6. Please note that there is information covered in the video lectures that will not be on the handouts, so you must watch the video in its entirety. It is very important to spend time studying all PowerPoint handouts and to watch all course lecture(s) before attempting to take the required quiz.
  7. Each quiz includes 5 items to complete in 10 minutes. Participants have a maximum of 3 attempts to pass each exam with a score of 70% or higher.
  8. After successful completion of the quiz, participants must complete a Course Evaluation.
  9. Upon submission of the Course Evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will appear for you to print and/or save in PDF format. We strongly recommend that you print or save the certificate immediately, as your certificate will not be stored in your account indefinitely.

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