Course Code: REL-PAC-0-DIGSYS
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 5/31/2024
Identify the parts of the upper and lower digestive system.
Identify common conditions/disorders of the digestive system.
State the related signs and symptoms of each disorder to observe and report.
Recognize hidden signs of digestive bleeding.
Understand how to provide care to those with digestive conditions/disorders.
The Digestive System Common Symptoms Conditions & Disorders Bowel Diversion Ostomy, Colostomy, Illeostomy, Bowel Obstruction The Gall Bladder Cholelithiasis Inflammatory Bowel Disease Diverticulitis Pancreatitis Cirrhosis of the Liver Peptic Ulcers Sastroesophegeal Reflux Disease (GERD) Hemorrhoids Dysphagia
Sally Brounstein, RN
Sally Brounstein, RN, is a Regional Nurse Educator with Providence Health & Services in Oregon, with more than 40 years experience overseeing competency assessment for all RNs, CNAs, and Techs hired in the Portland, Oregon, service area. She has also developed the CNA2 acute care program at Portland Community College, where she has been an instructor for more than six years, providing training in conjunction with OHSU and Legacy Health System.
Disclosure: Sally Brounstein, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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