Course Description: Fluid Balance (e-learning) is a comprehensive training program that provides you with a step-by-step guide on how, when, and why to monitor the fluid intake and output of your patient. Proper monitoring of fluid balance is essential to ensure that patients receive adequate hydration and to prevent complications related to dehydration or fluid overload.
The course is delivered online, so there is no restriction or time limit set. You can complete the training at your own pace and convenience. The course covers the following topics:
Fluid Balance: Introduction to the importance of monitoring fluid balance and the effects of dehydration and fluid overload on the body.
Accurate Input – Oral: The proper way to measure and document a patient’s oral fluid intake, including how to measure the amount of fluids consumed and how to document it accurately.
Accurate Output: The proper way to measure and document a patient’s urine output, including how to measure the volume and colour of the urine and how to document it accurately.
Completing a Fluid Balance Chart: How to use a fluid balance chart to monitor and document fluid intake and output, including how to calculate the fluid balance and interpret the results.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be assessed via a multiple-choice assessment test. After passing the assessment, you will receive a certificate of completion.
Overall, Fluid Balance (e-learning) provides an excellent opportunity for healthcare professionals to acquire the essential knowledge and skills necessary to monitor and maintain fluid balance in their patients. If you have any questions about this training or wish to find out more, please contact us via email.