This course provides a comprehensive and technical overview of Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease, also referred to as GERD. Learners will achieve the following objectives: define GERD; describe the symptoms and pathophysiology of GERD; review the complications associated with GERD; evaluate the impact of personality, stress, and psychology on GERD; and, identify treatment options for management of GERD. Course is approved for 1.0 CEUs/contact hours for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) in California. Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
Per California Department of Public Health regulations, a time/pause mechanism must be incorporated in this online program. Navigation within this course is restricted in that each slide must be viewed in its entirety before advancing to the next slide. Learners must view each slide and click the next button to advance in the course.