NUR 631 Week 3 CLC Assignment – Acid Base Case Study Powerpoint


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NUR 631 Week 3 Assignment CLC – Acid Base Case Study Powerpoint

This is a Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment.

Working in teams and collaboration is an essential skill that is prevalent in clinical situations. In this assignment, you will be working in a group to create a PowerPoint to address the “Acid-Base Case Study. ” The instructor will divide the class into CLC groups. The PowerPoint should be 10-15 slides and contain speaker notes. Each student is responsible for participation within the CLC group. The instructor will monitor the CLC Discussion Forum. One member of the group will submit the assignment to the instructor. Each of the following should be addressed:

  1. Research and fill in the normal values for the table in the “Acid-Base Case Study” resource. Include the table in your PowerPoint.
  2. What type of acid-base disturbance is Mr. Davis suffering from? Why?
  3. What role does excessive alcohol consumption play in the acid-base disturbance seen?
  4. What type of fluid or electrolyte imbalances does Mr. Davis have and why?
  5. Calculate the anion gap. Is it high or normal? Why is it high or normal? What information does the anion gap give the provider?
  6. Are Mr. Davis’ respiratory and renal systems attempting to compensate for his acid-base disturbance? If so, how are they compensating and what evidence do you have that they are compensating?
  7. Explain the rationale for the low glucose level and high urine ketones.
  8. Is the protein level seen in the UA abnormal? Provide a rationale. How do the findings relate to Mr. Davis?

Cite three to five sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria and nursing content.