Gastrointestinal Emergency Nursing

Code: NURS8980

Course description

This course explores the specific needs of patients experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) emergencies, including advanced concepts of assessment, pathophysiology of GI, pharmacology and clinical management of a GI crisis. During this course, students will examine abdominal trauma, pain assessment in the emergency department and blood borne diseases related to GI system. Topics on specific abdominal emergencies including: GI bleed, bowel obstruction, gastritis, ulcers, appendicitis, cholecystitis, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, esophagitis also will be discussed.

Course details

Hours: 18
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Start Date: Mar. 4, 2019
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $175.44
End date: Apr. 14, 2019
Hours: 18
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Not all courses are offered each term. Winter 2019 registration opens November 5, 2018. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019.