Gastrointestinal Nursing

Code: NURS8405

Course description

The anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal tract, including accessory organs, will be reviewed in relationship to the mechanisms involved in food digestion and absorption. Specific gastrointestinal ailments will be discussed using the criteria of etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestation, medical management and nursing management. Common diagnostic and laboratory tests will be studied. The role of pharmacology and total parenteral nutrition will be incorporated.

Course details

Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 14, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $212.76
 
End date: Dec. 20, 2020
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.