School of Nursing and Midwifery. This course provides the theoretical foundations to the care of adults and children across a range of clinical contexts.
The gastrointestinal conditions that feature in the clinical scenarios selected for this course are based on related epidemiological indications and their impact on morbidity and mortality. An acute care clinical placement is an integral part of the course. Describe the pathophysiology, risk factors, nursing and collaborative management, pharmacological interventions and nursing education associated with selected gastrointestinal health breakdown situations.
Demonstrate an understanding of the pathophysiology of gastro-intestinal obstruction, vomiting and diarrhoea and hepatic failure. Demonstrate an understanding of the pathophysiology and aetiology of gastrointestinal carcinomas.
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Relate knowledge of normal gastro-intestinal anatomy and physiology and assessment to plan nursing care for children and adults with selected gastrointestinal disorders including colorectal cancer, vomiting and diarrhoea and liver failure. Explain the pathogenesis, clinical manifestations and collaborative management of gastrointestinal bleeding. Explain the pathogenesis, clinical manifestations and collaborative management of dehydration in infants and children.
Apply an evidence-based approach to the assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care of the person with a gastrointestinal disorder. Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract make up some of the most common illnesses experienced across the lifespan affecting individuals in infancy, childhood and adulthood.
This essential guide to the gastrointestinal system will enable nurses and allied health professionals to apply principles of anatomy and physiology to clinical practice. Taking a practical and evidence-based approach, each chapter explores associated anatomy, function and abnormalities. Chapters use selected pathology and associated pathophysiology, from across the lifespan, to support understanding of how disorders can disrupt the development and function of the gastrointestinal tract. The accessible writing style and full colour illustrations make this an ideal introduction for students and professionals new to gastrointestinal care.
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