All About 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: June 28, 2020

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:ACD062820
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Oncologic Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Psychiatric & Mental Health
Learning Objectives
  • 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.

  • 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.


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