Course Catalog - Virtual Continuing Medical Education

Course Description

Course Information

Course: Nuclear Medicine

Module: NMT/RT Part 3: Anatomy & Physiology - Gastrointestinal

Module Description:
Audience: Radiologic Technologists and Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Prerequisites: None
This course is part of the Anatomy and Physiology Review for NMT/RT. This course the Gastrointestinal System or GI system, provides an overview the body's relation to the stomach and intestines, the roles of the circulatory and nervous system in the GI function, causes and clinical manifestations of upper and lower GI bleeding, and metabolic responses to injury and illness, as well as an assessment of the patient with GI disorders.

This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.

Note: Do not take this course if you have already taken 'Anatomy and Physiology for NMT/RT: Part 3 - Gastrointestinal'

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to
• present a systematic approach to GI assessment;
• present the circulatory system and the nervous system's role in GI function;
• identify abnormal findings associated with inspection, auscultation, percussion, and palpation;
• describe diagnostic procedures and pertinent laboratory tests used in the assessment of the GI system;
• distinguish between the causes and clinical manifestations of upper and lower GI bleeding;
• describe the clinical manifestations of acute pancreatitis and hepatic failure;
• identify the treatment modalities used in the management of acute pancreatitis and hepatic failure;
• list the metabolic responses to injury and illness in the critically ill patient; and
• review considerations and strategies required in meeting the nutritional needs of critically ill patients.

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Sponsor and/or Accreditation: American Society of Radiologic Technologists Category A+
Credits: 1.00
Price: $20.00
Module Expiration Date:
6/12/2020: 12:00 AM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
6 months