Journey Through the GI Tract: Part 1
Presenter: Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, NP
Speaker and Author, CPP Associates, Inc.
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Part 1 will discuss clinical implications of vitamin and mineral deficiencies of the mouth, the importance of saliva, the causes of transit and transfer dysphagias, esophageal disorders, GERD, and gastic issues including gastric ulcers and the four major causes…two of which are Helicobacter pylori and NSAID gastropathy.
Part 2 will begin with the three parts of the small intestine and the various disorders, including celiac disease, the many causes of gastroenteritis including food-borne illness, and Crohn’s disease. The large intestine follows with issues related to appendicitis, ulcerative colitis, diverticulosis, colon cancer, and constipation. Barb discusses disease presentations as well as the newest treatment modalities for the above clinical conditions. The journey is entertaining, enlightening, and educational.
Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, NP, has provided more than 3,000 continuing education events on clinical topics pertaining to pathophysciology, physical assessment, and pharmacology to health care professionals throughout the United States and Canada. Barb is a fascinating, highly informative speaker whose dynamic and humorous presentation style makes learning enjoyable. She provides a wealth of clinical information that can be applied to everyday practice.