Rapid Review: Assessing Fluid Volume Status

Rapid Review: Assessing Fluid Volume Status 

As a caregiver, your role is to ensure that the person under your care maintains good fluid balance. An assessment of fluid volume status is an essential part of your daily responsibilities. This course will review the common components of a fluid volume assessment as well as common findings related to changes in fluid volume.

$25.00

Hours: 0.25
REL-SRC-0-RRAFVS

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-RRAFVS
Hours: 0.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
Identify the common components of a fluid volume assessment.
Distinguish between assessment findings that indicate fluid volume deficit versus fluid volume excess.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives

Section 2: Assessment of Fluid Volume Status
A. Assessment Components
B. Vital Signs
C. Weight
D. Elimination
E. Skin
F. Mucous Membranes and Tongue
G. Neck Veins
H. Extremities
I. Other Findings
J. Completing Your Assessment
K. Review

Section 3: Conclusion
A. Summary
B. Course Contributor
C. References
D. Congratulations

Instructor: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Direct Care Workers; Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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