This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses.
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:
- Identify the indications of duodenal biopsies for clinical management.
- Explain the typical findings in duodenal biopsies of patients with celiac disease.
- Summarize the complications associated with duodenal biopsy.
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- Authors: David Friedel
- Editors: Jyotsna Sharma
- Editors-In-Chief: Chaddie Doerr
Chief Medical Reviewer: Muhammad Hashmi
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Lisa Haddad
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Bernadette Makar
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Dorothy Caputo
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Mark Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Scott Dulebohn
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This activity is jointly provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and StatPearls. AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is awarded 1.00 Contact Hours.
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- Complete the post-test assessments.
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- Complete the evaluation form.
- Obtain a certificate.
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