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 multiple professions, including nurses and dietitians.
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
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 program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.