The goal of this continuing education program is to update nurses’ and dietitians’ knowledge of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of the patient with gastroesophageal reflux disease. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify two common causes of GERD
- Describe four differences in the presentation of GERD in infancy and adulthood
- Discuss four diagnostic tests that detect GERD
- Explain the current evidence-based diet, lifestyle, pharmacologic and surgical interventions for GERD
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and dietitians.
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.
ContinuingEducation.com is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Suggested learning codes: 3000, 4000, 4040, 4120, 4150, 5000, 5220, 5390
ContinuingEducation.com 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).