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Critical Bytes - Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation

Critical Bytes: Navigating Arterial Blood Gas Analysis

ABG interpretation is pivotal in assessing and managing the oxygenation status and acid base balance of critically ill patients. This webinar is designed to strengthen your skills in interpreting ABG results accurately, understanding compensation mechanisms and integrating essential variables such as the Aa gradient and p50 values into your clinical assessment.  Join our presenters as they use relevant clinical cases and interactive poll questions to provide an opportunity to apply your skills.

What You Will Learn

  • Comprehensive ABG Analysis: Understand the fundamental principles behind ABG interpretation and the clinical relevance of each component.
  • Compensation Mechanisms: Learn to calculate and evaluate the body’s response to acid-base imbalances using precise formulas.
  • Clinical Application: Gain insights into the importance of additional variables like the Aa gradient and p50 in a clinical setting.
  • Patient Case Studies: Apply your knowledge to patient scenarios, enhancing your decision-making and patient management skills.

This webinar promises a focused, educational experience. You will leave with actionable skills and deeper insights into ABG interpretation that can be immediately applied to your clinical practice.

Feedback from previous participants

"I thought the lecture was excellent and provided a relevant and inspiring resource."

"Amazing course. Made it easier to understand and carrying out ABG interpretation."

Medcast Critical Bytes Series: Advanced resources for ongoing training

As part of the Medcast Critical Bytes series, this session will give you the opportunity to apply your learning to a number of clinical case studies.


This course is formally accredited with the RACGP and ACRRM. 

RACGP Activity Number: 791380
ACCRM Activity Number: 32828

Course Educators
Susan Helmrich
Susan Helmrich

Susan Helmrich RN, DipAppScNsg, BN, CritCareCert, CoronaryCareCert, TraumaNsgCareCert, CertIV(TAE), MN(Ed), GradCert(Ldrshp & Mgt) has extensive experience ...


Recorded Webinar

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Duration: 90 minutes

2 hours CPD - Educational Activity

Educational Activities: 2 hours

Areas Of Interest: Critical Care, Emergencies, Perioperative


Medical Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Paramedics

Price $75.00 AUD (incl. GST)

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