GAIN A CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF ACID-BASE DISORDERS IN PATIENTS
Acid-base disturbances are common clinical problems. The accurate interpretation of lab tests in patients with acid-base problems is key for making an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. Enjoy a series of short videos, quizzes, and practice problems as you work toward acid-base mastery!
WHO IS THE INSTRUCTOR?
Dr. Seheult is trusted by Universities, clinicians & students for his ability to illustrate key concepts so they are understood, not memorized...
... and clear understanding leads to mastery of medical acid-base!
WHAT YOU'll RECEIVE FROM THIS COURSE:
- A systematic approach to lab results to spot abnormal acid-base findings and solve acid-base questions
- A clear understanding of the four primary types: metabolic acidosis, respiratory acidosis, metabolic alkalosis, and respiratory alkalosis
- Illustrations of Winter's Formulas, the Anion Gap, Compensation, and the balance involved with Bicarb, Carbon Dioxide, and more
- Hands-on interpretation practice with multiple practice cases. Dr. Seheult will work through these in the video in real-time
- A clinical perspective of acid-base nuances
- Includes 1.5 CME (category 1), MOC Points, CE Credits
- A post-course quiz to reinforce core concepts and help you study
- 1 year of unlimited access on up to 3 devices
- Definition and Henderson-Hasselbalch Equation free trial
- Bicarb, Carbon Dioxide, and Anion Gap free trial
- Compensation and Acid Base States free trial
- Winter's Formulas and Compensation free trial
- The Method of Solving Acid Base Questions free trial
- Practice Cases Part 1 free trial
- Practice Cases Part 2 free trial
- Practice Cases Part 3 free trial
- Recommended Reading
Post-Course Quiz (Required for CME/CE Credits)
- Post-Course Quiz
Congratulations! CME Certificate
- Your CME Certificate
Medical Acid-Base Explained Clearly is a course designed to clarify, review, and augment the training and understanding of primary care clinicians in their understanding of medical acid-base problems. The modules included in this course take a departure from the traditional slide presentation style lecture. Instead, the course is comprised of a series of video lectures aided by real-time instructor-led chalkboard visuals. This method of learning allows for the subject matter to be broken down to the basics and is designed to increase learning and retention.
Many primary care clinicians lack a clear understanding of medical acid-base. This course aims to improve their understanding of the medical acid-base and its associated problems, the underlying causes for medical acid-base problems, and appropriate and effective treatment. This CME course will utilize a combination of videos, quizzes, and systematic discussion of clinical scenarios and practice cases to effectively deliver the course content.
As a result of this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
- Use a methodical approach to the medical acid-base and its associated disorders.
- Describe the anion gap, calculate it, and apply it to any medical acid-base disorder present in a patient.
- Identify multiple concurrent medical acid-base disorders in a patient.
Post-Test and Evaluation:
After completing the CME activity, you must successfully complete a post-test and fill out a program evaluation form. You will then be able to view and print your CME certificate.
Roger D. Seheult, MD
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Beaver Medical Group, Redlands, CA
Associate Clinical Professor
UC Riverside School of Medicine, Riverside, CA
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Loma Linda, CA
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Continuing Education Company, Inc. and MedCram, LLC. Continuing Education Company, Inc. (CEC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Education Company, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
To receive CME credit and/or MOC points, you MUST complete the activity and the evaluation form. For ABIM MOC points, your information will be shared with the ABIM through the ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.
AAPA: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this activity.
AANPCB: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Release Date: 7/12/2019
Expiration Date: 7/12/2022 (Date after which this enduring material is no longer certified for credit.)
Medium: Enduring Material, Video/Audio
Faculty/Planning Committee Disclosures
The following individuals have indicated that he/she (nor spouse/partner) have no relevant financial relationships with a commercial interest that may impact upon this CME activity:
- Beth Townsend, HMCC – Reviewer (Continuing Education Company)
- Roger Seheult, MD- Faculty
- Kyle Allred, PA-C – Planner & Content Developer (MedCram)
Roger Seheult, MD (Faculty) discloses that he is a consultant for Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Unlabeled Use Declaration:
During their presentation, faculty may discuss unlabeled or investigational use which is not approved for a commercial product. Faculty members are required to disclose this information to the audience when referring to an unlabeled or investigational use.
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Roger Seheult M.D. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP16824. This course is approved for 1.5 CE contact hours.
GEORGE KATSANTONIS, MD
SHELDON FERRETTE, PA-C
Very clearly and simply explained. Excellent. The viewer is welcomed to get a more in-depth understanding on their own, but in terms of what is required to assess acid-base disorders, this course fits the bill
PAMELA VALLE, RN
SAMUEL BAKER, RN
CHIA WEI CHANG, MD
XIAOYUAN ZHU MAULDIN, NP
It is very helpful!
THOMAS HUBBERT, PA-C
I thought this was excellent and easy to follow.
- Quadruple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.
- Over 20 years teaching experience as both an exam preparation instructor and an assistant professor of medicine.
- Experience as a medical director for both a Southern California Physician Assistant Program and a Respiratory Therapy Program.
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