Certification Review Includes

  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Endoscopic Procedures I

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about endoscopic procedures commonly encountered in gastroenterology nursing. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify the various endoscopes used in the diagnosis and therapeutic treatment of disorders that occur in the gastrointestinal tract
      Discuss the indications and contraindications for the performance of endoscopic procedures
      Understand the various endoscopic procedures performed and their role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
      Describe the responsibilities of the nurse assisting the physician with procedures in the gastroenterology suite
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Endoscopic Procedures II

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about endoscopic procedures commonly encountered in gastroenterology nursing. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify the various accessories used to collect the endoscopic specimens that will be used in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders
      Discuss the tests performed for the diagnosis of disorders affecting the gastrointestinal tract
      Understand potential complications associated with the performance of endoscopic tests and procedures
      Describe the responsibilities of the nurse assisting the physician with procedures in the gastroenterology suite
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Environmental Safety and Infection Control

    1. Environmental Safety The goal of this module is to review the principles of environmental safety and infection control for gastroenterology nurses. On completion of the module, the learner will be able to:
      Identify best practice and technique for infection control in the gastroenterology suite
      Understand the Spaulding classification system as it applies to the gastroenterology suite and the appropriate steps required for the decontamination and high-level disinfection of endoscopes
      Discuss relevant hazards that exist within the gastroenterology suite and what steps should be taken to minimize the potential dangers they can represent
      Explain the responsibilities of the gastroenterology nurse for the provision of a safe patient and staff environment in the gastroenterology suite
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Esophagus

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about esophogeal disorders. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify the normal anatomy and physiology of the esophagus
      Discuss the motility of the esophagus as it relates to health and disease
      Describe the pathophysiology of the esophagus
      Understand the role of the nurse in the care and treatment of patients with esophageal disorders and diseases
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Lab and Procedures II

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about miscellaneous GI lab procedures. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify various gastroenterology tests and procedures performed in the gastroenterology suite
      Understand the role of gastroenterology tests and procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
      Discuss the indications and contraindications for the performance of gastroenterology tests and procedures
      Describe the responsibilities of the nurse when performing various gastroenterology tests and procedures
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Lab and Procedures III

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about miscellaneous GI lab procedures. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify various gastroenterology tests and procedures performed in the gastroenterology suite
      Understand the role of gastroenterology tests and procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
      Discuss the indications and contraindications for the performance of gastroenterology tests and procedures
      Describe the responsibilities of the nurse when performing various gastroenterology tests and procedures
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Labs and Procedures I

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about miscellaneous GI lab procedures. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify various gastroenterology tests and procedures performed in the gastroenterology suite.
      Understand the role of gastroenterology tests and procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
      Discuss the indications and contraindications for the performance of gastroenterology tests and procedures.
      Describe the responsibilities of the nurse when performing various gastroenterology tests and procedures
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Large Intestine I

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about large intestinal disorders. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify the normal anatomy and physiology of the large intestine
      Discuss the mechanisms of absorption, secretion and motility of the large intestine as they relate to health and disease
      Describe the pathophysiology of the large intestine
      Understand the role of the nurse in the care and treatment of patients with disorders and diseases of the large intestine
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Large Intestine II

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about large intestine disorders. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify the normal anatomy and physiology of the large intestine
      Discuss the mechanisms of absorption, secretion and motility of the large intestine as they relate to health and disease
      Describe the pathophysiology of the large intestine
      Understand the role of the nurse in the care and treatment of patients with disorders and diseases of the large intestine
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Motility and Manometry

    1. The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about the use of gastrointestinal manometry and motility studies, including indications, patient preparation, procedural considerations and contraindications. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify the various motility disorders that can impact upon the gastrointestinal tract
      Understand the role of manometric tests in the diagnosis and treatment of motility disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
      Discuss the indications and contraindications for performing motility procedures
      Describe the responsibilities of the nurse in the performance of the various manometric interventions and procedures
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Radiology

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about common radiological examinations and procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify the various disorders that can impact upon the gastrointestinal tract and might require radiological evaluation or therapeutic intervention
      Discuss the role of radiological examinations in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that impact upon the gastrointestinal tract
      Discuss the indications and contraindications for performing the various radiological examinations and procedures
      Describe the responsibilities of the nurse in the performance of the various radiology interventions and procedures
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Sedation and Pharmacology

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about the use of sedation for GI procedures and to review the pharmacology associated with sedation. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Identify best practice and technique for the administration of medication therapy to gastroenterology patients.
      Understand the different drug classes used in the treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
      Discuss the indications and contraindications for the individual drugs that belong to each drug category
      Describe the responsibilities of the nurse in the administration and monitoring of patient medication regimens
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Standards of Care

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about standard of care related to gastroenterology nursing. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Define the nursing process within the context of gastrointestinal nursing
      Describe the relevance of the nursing diagnosis to the practice of gastrointestinal nursing
      Discuss documentation and illustrate its importance to the plan of care
      Understand crisis management and its impact upon the nursing care plan
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: Stomach

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about Gastric Disorders. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify the normal anatomy and physiology of the stomach
      Discuss the motility and secretory functions of the stomach as they relate to health and disease
      Describe the pathophysiology of the stomach
      Understand the role of the nurse in the care and treatment of patients with gastric disorders and diseases
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: The Biliary System

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about disorders of the biliary system. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify the normal anatomy and physiology of the biliary system
      Discuss the mechanisms of secretion and motility of the biliary system as they relate to health and disease
      Describe the pathophysiology of the biliary system
      Discuss the role of the nurse in the care and treatment of patients with disorders and diseases of the biliary system
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: The Liver

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about
      hepatic disorders. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Identify the normal anatomy and physiology of the liver
      Discuss the daily functions of the liver, including its role in bile formation and secretion, metabolism, vitamin storage, coagulation and detoxification
      Describe the pathophysiology of the liver
      Understand the role of the nurse in the care and treatment of patients with disorders and diseases of the liver
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: The Pancreas

    1. The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about the anatomy and physiology of the pancreas and to review conditions of the pancreas. After studying the information here, the learner will be able to:
      Describe the anatomy and physiology of the pancreas
      Discuss acute and chronic pancreatitis
      Review the presentation and management of congenital anomalies and genetic disorders of the pancreas
      Discuss the presentation and identification of pancreatic fistulas, pseudocysts and organized necrosis
      Review 4 tumors of the pancreas
      Discuss the dysfunction of the pancreas in cystic fibrosis
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastroenterology Nursing: The Small Intestine

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about small intestines disorders. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Identify the normal anatomy and physiology of the small intestine
      Discuss the mechanisms of absorption, secretion and motility of the small intestine as they relate to health and disease
      Describe the pathophysiology of the small intestine
      Understand the role of the nurse in the care and treatment of patients with disorders and diseases of the small intestine
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Cardiac Health

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about cardiac health in the older adult. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss cardiac health issues related to aging
      Describe cardiac assessment and treatment in older adults
      Explain the modifiable risk factors in ongoing cardiac health for older adults
      Describe the management of chronic cardiac conditions in older adults
    2. Contact Hours: 1

Accreditation Information

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In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC 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.

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