CNA: The Scoop on Gastrointestinal Emergencies
The goal of this course is to help CNAs learn about gastrointestinal emergencies - signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment options.

Course Publication Date: September 10, 2021

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:CNA-GASTRO-21
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:CNAs
  
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the most obvious sign of an upper GI bleed.

  • Identify two symptoms of upper GI bleeding, peritonitis, and bowel obstruction.

  • State two symptoms of ischemic colitis.

  • State two symptoms of perforation of the digestive tract.

  • State two symptoms of ileus.

  • Discuss the three possible causes of intestinal blockage.

  • Describe what is involved in performing a rapid GI assessment.

  • Describe two risk factors for upper GI bleeding, peritonitis, and bowel obstruction.

  • List two treatment options for upper GI bleeding, peritonitis, and bowel obstruction.



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