Gastrointestinal Emergencies
In this course the nurse will learn to recognize and respond to three life-threatening gastrointestinal (GI) emergencies.

Course Publication Date: April 18, 2018

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Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:GE041618
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Emergency & Trauma Medicine
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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the most common causes, symptoms, risk factors and treatment options of an acute upper GI bleed.
  • Identify symptoms, risk factors and treatment options of acute peritonitis.
  • Describe symptoms, risk factors and treatment options for a bowel obstruction.
  • State the most common symptom of a bowel obstruction.
  • Describe how to perform a rapid GI assessment.


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