Certified Nursing Assistant: Diseases and Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
15.00
Online
Elective
Please select your state to enroll in this course
This online course consists of:
  • Review the anatomy of the gastrointestinal system.
  • Describe diseases of the oral cavity.
  • Identify treatment of diseases of the oral cavity.
  • Explain the types of disorders and diseases affecting the esophagus.
  • Evaluate treatment initiatives for disorders and diseases affecting the esophagus.
  • Identify pathophysiology of gastric diseases and disorders.
  • Evaluate treatment initiatives for gastric diseases and disorders.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of peptic ulcer disease.
  • Describe treatment measures for peptic ulcer disease.
  • Differentiate between ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Explain treatment initiatives for inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Discuss the signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer.
  • Discuss the signs and symptoms of anal cancer.
  • Describe the effects of Celiac disease.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of diverticular disease.
  • Differentiate among treatments for diverticular disease.
  • Define intussusception.
  • Identify treatment initiatives for intussusception.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of intestinal obstruction.
  • Evaluate treatment initiatives for intestinal obstruction.
  • Identify the pathophysiology of inguinal hernia.
  • Discuss treatment for volvulus.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of rectal prolapse.
  • Describe treatment initiatives for hemorrhoids.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of intestinal polyps.
  • Explain the etiology of proctitis.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of anorectal abscess and fistula.

Diseases and Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract

15.00
This online course consists of:
  • Review the anatomy of the gastrointestinal system.
  • Describe diseases of the oral cavity.
  • Identify treatment of diseases of the oral cavity.
  • Explain the types of disorders and diseases affecting the esophagus.
  • Evaluate treatment initiatives for disorders and diseases affecting the esophagus.
  • Identify pathophysiology of gastric diseases and disorders.
  • Evaluate treatment initiatives for gastric diseases and disorders.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of peptic ulcer disease.
  • Describe treatment measures for peptic ulcer disease.
  • Differentiate between ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Explain treatment initiatives for inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Discuss the signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer.
  • Discuss the signs and symptoms of anal cancer.
  • Describe the effects of Celiac disease.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of diverticular disease.
  • Differentiate among treatments for diverticular disease.
  • Define intussusception.
  • Identify treatment initiatives for intussusception.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of intestinal obstruction.
  • Evaluate treatment initiatives for intestinal obstruction.
  • Identify the pathophysiology of inguinal hernia.
  • Discuss treatment for volvulus.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of rectal prolapse.
  • Describe treatment initiatives for hemorrhoids.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of intestinal polyps.
  • Explain the etiology of proctitis.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of anorectal abscess and fistula.