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Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this program is to provide nurses with information about the risks, benefits and therapeutic ramifications of endoscopic ultrasonography as it relates to patients with newly diagnosed and long-term diseases of the GI tract. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the role of EUS in the evaluation and staging of diseases of the GI tract and the indications for and limitations of EUS
  • Identify the educational needs of patients preparing to have EUS
  • Describe the role of the nurse during EUS procedures

Course Termination/ Update Date : 03/31/2019

Course Originally Released on : 01/17/2005

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Accreditation Information

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In support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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