Do You Have Celiac Disease?
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about Celiac Disease – what it is, how it is diagnosed and treated.

Course Publication Date: August 22, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:CD073018
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Geriatric Medicine
Oncologic Medicine
Psychiatric & Mental Health

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Learning Objectives
  • Name three gastrointestinal symptoms young children and infants might have of Celiac Disease.
  • Name three symptoms adults might have with Celiac Disease.
  • Discuss some of the reasons that Celiac disease affects different people so differently.
  • Describe some of the different tests used to diagnose Celiac Disease.
  • List the five endoscopic findings that have been linked to Celiac Disease.
  • Discuss the pathologic changes in the small intestine that are caused by having Celiac Disease.
  • Describe the only way to treat Celiac Disease once a person has been diagnosed.
  • Discuss refractory disease as it pertains to Celiac Disease.
  • Discuss which common foods to eat and which ones to avoid with Celiac Disease.
  • Discuss if gluten-free eating is really better for the patient with Celiac Disease.


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