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F1 CLASS - DKA

5th Dec 2023
1:00 - 2:00pm (GMT)
5th Dec 2023
1:00 - 2:00pm (GMT)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
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Summary

Join our engaging F1 Class focused on Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), a critical complication of diabetes mellitus. As healthcare professionals, understanding DKA, its symptoms, treatments, and patient care strategies can drastically improve patient outcomes. This class provides valuable insights into the latest research, prevention methods, and clinical best practices. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your knowledge and improve your clinical skills. Ideal for medical professionals seeking a comprehensive understanding of DKA.
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Learning objectives

1. Understand the Pathophysiology of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA): By the end of the session, learners should be able to describe the pathophysiology involved in DKA, including the roles of insulin deficiency and counter-regulatory hormones. 2. Recognize Symptoms and Signs of DKA: The learners should be able to identify the common signs and symptoms associated with DKA, such as hyperglycemia, ketonemia, acidosis, and clinical characteristics including polyuria, polydipsia, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. 3. Interpret Lab Results Related to DKA: Participants should be able to accurately interpret laboratory results, including blood glucose levels, serum electrolyte levels, arterial blood gases, and urinalysis, in the context of diagnosing and managing DKA. 4. Develop an Appropriate Management Plan for DKA: Upon completion, learners should be able to design a comprehensive treatment plan for DKA, incorporating fluid resuscitation, insulin therapy, electrolyte replacement, among other measures, and always taking into account individual patient’s characteristics and needs. 5. Prevent and Address Potential Complications of DKA: By the end of the session, students should be capable of understanding potential complications
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5th Dec 2023
1:00 - 2:00pm (GMT)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
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Free
IN PERSON