The purpose of this diverticular disease continuing education activity is to provide healthcare professionals with information about the prevalence and causes of diverticular disease, as well as symptoms of diverticulitis, diagnosis and treatment of common complications, and nursing implications for patients with the disorder. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify the two primary risk factors for diverticulosis
- Describe five symptoms of diverticulitis
- Discuss three serious complications of diverticulitis
- Understand the dietary recommendations for diverticular disease
Gannett Education is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Learning Codes: 2000, 2020, 2070, 3000, 3005, 4000, 4040, 4120, 5000, 5010, 5020, 5220, 5410
Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).