Evidence-based Clinical Care: Electrolyte Imbalances and Metabolic Disorders
This Evidence-based Clinical Care electrolyte imbalance & metabolic disorders online course will review strategies to reduce clinical variation in the care of patients who receive treatment throughout Baptist Health by engaging the care team in improved processes related to the treatment of patients presenting to respective emergency departments, direct admissions or inpatient.
Note to Physicians: Be sure to bookmark this course to access all protocols, pathways, policies and procedures at your convenience via your CME Portal account. All power plans are available in Cerner. All EBCC deliverables will be available on the EBCC website.
Original Release Date: August 2019
Course Review Date: August 2023
Endocrinologists, Nephrologists, Physician Assistants/Physician Associates, Nurses, and Advanced Practice Providers.
- Explain the evidence-based data supporting the creation of a clinical pathway for electrolyte disorders and metabolic imbalances.
- Describe the methods for standardization and implementation of evidence-based best practices.
- Define clinical goals and specifications.
- Review the current standards for management and treatment of affected patients.
- Discuss mechanisms to measure adherence to the clinical pathways.
- Explain the value of multidisciplinary teams to facilitate transitions and optimize outcomes from the emergency department/observation, inpatient and outpatient.
- Educate patients on community resources to maximize accessibility for patient follow-up and to ensure compliance upon discharge.
Jorge C. Busse, M.D.
Baptist, South Miami, Homestead and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals
Pascual De Santis, M.D.
Baptist Hospital and Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health South Florida
Physician Champions: Antony Farias, M.D., Jorge C. Busse, M.D., Alberto Esquenazi, M.D., and Marcos Esquenazi, M.D.
Operational Champions: Heidi Clarke, Pharm.D., and Lois Exelbert, R.N.
Jorge C. Busse, M.D., has indicated that he is a member of the speakers' bureau with Relypsa and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.
Pascual De Santis, M.D., has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Marcos B. Esquenazi, M.D., has indicated that he is a member of the speakers' bureau with Velphoro.
Antony Adrian Farias, M.D., has indicated that he is a member of the speakers' bureau with Relypsa.
Rosemary K. Lee, ARNP, has indicated that she is an educator with Medline/Protero.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.
All content contributors, including all electrolyte disorders and metabolic imbalances team members, including design team, have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and have indicated that the presentations or discussions will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Non-faculty contributors, all other team members and those involved in the narration, planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
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