Four Electrolytes You Need to Know

42m of CPD
Sue de Muelenaere
21 February 2018

There are four major electrolytes in the body that are essential to maintaining homeostasis. In particular, these four play an essential role in cardiac function. Join Sue de Muelenaere for a comprehensive refresher on electrolytes, and what can go wrong when they're out of balance.


Sue de Muelenaere


Sue de Muelenaere is a Registered Nurse with 15 years’ experience as a nurse educator. Sue completed a five-year bachelor of nursing degree in South Africa, which included training in psychiatric and community nursing and midwifery. Since then, Sue has worked extensively in the intensive care environment, during which she has presented various courses, including an honour’s degree, a diploma in intensive care, and various short cardiac and ECG courses. Sue also holds an honour’s degree in advanced nursing science (intensive care nursing) and diplomas in nursing education and nursing administration. She was the education manager in a specialised heart hospital where she was responsible for the education of all hospital staff, including non-nursing staff members. Sue is passionate about teaching. She maintains a special interest in all aspects of nursing the critically ill patient.


Peter Thompson17 Aug 2018

Wendy Boehringer06 Aug 2018
She was an engaging and informative educator

Kelly Wright17 Jul 2018
I found the tutorial interesting and not to complicated.

Kimberly Hall25 Jun 2018

Wendy Tattam21 Jun 2018
Very comphrensive education

Claire banaghan31 May 2018
I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this presentation. I believe I definitely took away valuable learning tools

Gabriella stuart30 May 2018
Interesting, thx

Wilma Barnes29 May 2018
Interesting session

Penelope Sullivan 29 May 2018
This lecturer is awesome makes sense in her style of teaching

Tina Stewart29 May 2018
I have enjoy listening to lecture as I'm can stop and go back to read what the lecture said.

Carey-Ann Sym28 May 2018
Very informative and educational. Really enjoyed this lecture. Thank you!

Ruth Curtis25 May 2018
Very informative.

Nicole bethell22 May 2018

Camilla Maree Govan22 May 2018
Great lecture on the functions of the four most important electrolytes in the body, the implications of electrolyte imbalances & how to manage these.

Julie Byard21 May 2018
Clinical teaching was excellent.

Charmain Hatch17 May 2018
Great lecture, easy to follow, useful information.

James Shattock10 May 2018

Sarah Thompson09 May 2018
A great clear presentation as an introduction to electrolytes and their use within the body as well as causes and treatments of imbalances.

Kristy Nivison08 May 2018
Very informative, I really value Sue’s knowledge and skills in transferring it.

Susan Mayne08 May 2018

Kimberley Kozumplik07 May 2018
Very good

Nichole Dutschke05 May 2018
The Educator was engaging and I would be keen to watch more lectures from her.

Nichole Dutschke05 May 2018
Very Interesting information concerning the 4 major Electrolytes and their impact on bodily functions, engaging educator.

Candace Pederson05 May 2018
Very informative. Going to watch it again!

Lisa Stinchcombe04 May 2018

Deborah Truskett04 May 2018
The educator was very clear and direct in delivering the lecture

Dorothy Bardoutsos03 May 2018
Very relevant to my practice

Emma Mincher-Jones02 May 2018
Amazing lecture!! I have beed struggling with action potentials and this has cleared it all up.

Dolores Santos01 May 2018
Topic is well explained.

Hanna Forrest01 May 2018
Good source of learning

John Mitchell01 May 2018
So fascinating this chemistry topic and the importance of these four main electrolytes

Lourdes Ingebrigtsen30 Apr 2018
The educator clearly presented the topic.

Blue Stockmann30 Apr 2018
I always find this educator clear and very knowledgable

Rupinder Kaur Brar29 Apr 2018
To the point and very informative

Pietryna Duch28 Apr 2018
Clear presentation of the role electrolytes play in maintaining homeostasis and causes and treatment of sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium imbalances.

Jennifer Margaret Polglase28 Apr 2018
This subject was well explained and well covered by this educator.

Zhimin Zhang24 Apr 2018
It is so clear that the video materials in the uni should be replaced.

Paola Janine Elizabette Maagad Arandil24 Apr 2018
Very informative and clear

Jillian McCluand23 Apr 2018
Clear, concise and easy to understand.

Karen Rose Camat21 Apr 2018
Good lecture

Jayme Leonard21 Apr 2018
Great lecture, very easy to follow.

jennifer Brown20 Apr 2018
The lecturer certainly knew her stuff. Thanks for imparting it to me.

Daria Bayawa16 Apr 2018
The easily understandable presentation, with emphasis on the important aspects of the topic is very helpful in appreciating it's relevance to patient conditions and care.

Edmond Thaw15 Apr 2018

Melissa Henaway13 Apr 2018
Great explanation on this topic! It was easy to understand.

Emily Claire12 Apr 2018
Great resource!

Maree Findlay12 Apr 2018
Very well presented.

Rajwinder Kaur10 Apr 2018
Very informative and refreshing

Hayley Quinlan07 Apr 2018
I found this to be well explained and the content is relevent.

Agnes Asbury07 Apr 2018
Very informative

polmar dayal06 Apr 2018
Clear & very informative.

Andreas Waltmann06 Apr 2018
So very informative and clearly presented making it easy to understand. This educator clearly very knowledgeable concerning the subject she is teaching and she had my attention throughout.

Sadia ibrahim06 Apr 2018
the educator was engaging.

Adam Whitemore06 Apr 2018
A very informative refresher

Karen Saunders04 Apr 2018
This was an engaging presentation on a reasonably complex subject.

Soumyamol Binesh04 Apr 2018

Susannah Maher03 Apr 2018

Cheryl Carpenter03 Apr 2018
the video was good

Donna Brown03 Apr 2018

Cathleen Carey03 Apr 2018
A great refresher....

Wilhelmina Tenkate30 Mar 2018
Very informative , easy to follow, concise.

Edith Nkwenty30 Mar 2018
Excellent delivery. Presenter was very knowledgeable so far as the topic is concern.

Edwina Harleyson29 Mar 2018
Large topic with a lots of good information.

Vicki files29 Mar 2018
Bit confusing I have seen topic explained with more ease however very knowledgeable

Vicki files29 Mar 2018
Bit confusing I have seen topic explained with more ease however very knowledgeable

Michele Selby28 Mar 2018
Well presented and informative

Christine E Fletcher27 Mar 2018
Direct info simply said

alisdair alisdair23 Mar 2018

Lisa Lising Reyes21 Mar 2018
Very informative resource

Wadzana Nollie HWATA21 Mar 2018
Very helpful information relevant to my practice

Dasunika Tennakoon21 Mar 2018
This was a very good video it explained complex concepts very clearly and in detailed. Breaks down the basics of the ECG and the function of the main electrolytes K, Mg, Ca and Na. Loved it!

Jenna snell21 Mar 2018
This was a very informative and easy to understand presentation. Thank you.

Rhonda Graham20 Mar 2018
Very interesting and helpful topic. Sue is very good at explaining this topic.

Jennifer Unicomb20 Mar 2018
Highly informative and precise. Explains a lot of questions.

Rozelle Bartlet19 Mar 2018
Very good lecture,

Jenna He18 Mar 2018
This is the advanced knowledge of the four main electrolytes that I have been searching for. Thanks for the timely delivery! It is an amazing, fantastic presentation!

Lauren Marriott18 Mar 2018
Excellent refresher....good analogies to understand a difficult topic

Sarah Moore16 Mar 2018
A good concise and interesting lecture.

Sarah McLellan16 Mar 2018
Very easy to understand. I liked the way she Re iterated information and linked it Im with real scenarios.

Emma Manuel16 Mar 2018
Good information presented

cathleen Farewell15 Mar 2018
was good in explaining how all the electrolytes work together to maintain healthy body systems

Geraldine luker15 Mar 2018
A very valuable input, some knowledge items were of a fresher view and some items afforded me some further understanding of these important issues.

Janice Belskyj14 Mar 2018
This was a very interesting and informative topic. The educator was very good.

Kriebel felicja13 Mar 2018
Very deep and complex lecture , would like to learn more about it.

Lei Zhang12 Mar 2018
make good sense of the importance that we need to know about electrolytes.

Beatriz olivera12 Mar 2018
Easy to follow as lecturer used plain Engish.

Zena Smith12 Mar 2018
Great video that improved my understanding

Debra joy fletcher11 Mar 2018
Great re inforcemeny if current knowledge

Vanessa Rudman10 Mar 2018
Excellent lecture, very knowledgeable lecturer and very interesting all round.

Vanessa Rudman10 Mar 2018
Excellent lecture, extremely knowledgeable lecturer and very interesting to listen to.

Michelle Silva10 Mar 2018
Very knowledgeable lecturer

Assumpta Walker09 Mar 2018
Really well presented lecture. Easy to follow and kept up my interest throughout.

Ellie Woods09 Mar 2018
Interesting and well presented lecture

Rhonda Briggs09 Mar 2018
Good basic refresher lecture on a very important topic.

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