Arterial Blood Gas ABG Interpretation

Approximate learning time

2 hours 30 minutes

Course Overview

This course is suitable for any nurses who require an understanding of the significance of arterial blood gas results, the mechanisms of acid-base balance and compensation.

It will be of particular interest to Healthcare Professionals working in Accident and Emergency, Intensive Care Units (ICU) and High Dependency Units (HDU).

Course Objective

By the end of this programme you should understand:

  1. The normal Arterial Blood Gas values
  2. The mechanisms of acid-base balance
  3. The classifications of Arterial Blood Gas disorders
  4. How to systematically analysis an Arterial Blood Gas result