FOCUS: The Secret Stories of Sodium (by ASCLS)

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Every number tells a story. As such, clinical laboratory science empowers modern medicine with a vast yet growing repertoire of analytes, which subsequently guide the diagnosis, treatment and
prognosis of most – if not all - medical conditions.

1. Define the normal blood sodium concentration and the definitions of hypo- and hypernatremia.
2. Summarize how extracellular sodium and intracellular potassium drive tonicity balance
3. Describe the roles of hormones in sodium balance.
4. Explain how plasma osmolality and plasma volume are monitored within the body.

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Continuing Education Credits

P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification) (ASCLS): 2 hour(s)
Course number 015-323-16, approved through 9/26/2018
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Credit Hours - General (Clinical Chemistry/UA/Toxicology): 2 hour(s)
Course number 20-560581, approved through 9/26/2018

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