Update on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Primer
The goal of this course is to demonstrate the potential seriousness of a very common health condition affecting infants to adults. Early detection with intervention with life style changes, pharmaceuticals, and in some cases surgery can improve the quality of life and prevent potential life threatening complications.

Course Publication Date: February 06, 2018

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Author:Ray Lengel RN, FNP, MS
Course No:GRD020518
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
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Learning Objectives
  • Differentiate the pathophysiology of infant from adult GERD
  • List one serious risk involved with undiagnosed or untreated GERD in the adult
  • State the indications for the use of antacids, alginic acid preparations, H2 antagonists, proton pump inhibitors and Sucralfate in the management of GERD
  • Describe to your patients key lifestyle changes to assist them with GERD


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