Online Courses

Gastrointestinal System - Critical Care

Price: $9.00

This course series is accessible until 1/1/2022

This GI course for presents a brief overview of the structures and function of the GI system as well as an assessment of the patient with GI disorders. Course content includes identifying abnormal findings of the GI tract and appropriate management of the critically ill patient. Also presented is the function of the accessory organs of the GI tract and normal nutrient metabolism.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

AdventHealth University Division – echelon® is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

echelon® is an approved CE provider by the Florida Board of Nursing.

AdventHealth University Division echelon is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CPE16352.

NOTE: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium.

ANCC Accredited Organization

This course reports to CE Broker

  1. Present a systematic approach to GI assessment.
  2. Present the circulatory system and the nervous system's role in the GI function.
  3. Identify abnormal findings associated with inspection, auscultation, percussion, and palpation.
  4. Describe diagnostic procedures and pertinent laboratory tests used in the assessment of the GI system.
  5. Distinguish between the causes and clinical manifestations of upper and lower GI bleeding.
  6. Describe the clinical manifestations of acute pancreatitis and hepatic failure.
  7. Identify the treatment modalities used in the management of acute pancreatitis and hepatic failure.
  8. List the metabolic responses to injury and illness in the critically ill patient.
  9. Review considerations and strategies required in meeting the nutritional needs of critically ill patients.

CC08 GI System

Hours: 1.00
This GI course for nurses presents a brief overview of the structures and function of the GI system as well as an assessment of the patient with GI disorders. Course content includes identifying abnormal findings of the GI tract and appropriate management of the critically ill patient. Also presented is the function of the accessory organs of the GI tract and normal nutrient metabolism.