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: Jun. 17, 2019
Delivery: Fully Online – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $175.44
End date: Jul. 28, 2019
Hours: 18
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019. Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019.