Bacterial Gastroenteritis

Overview

4.7 out of 5 (23 Reviews)

Credits

1.00

Post Assessment Questions

4

Expiration Date

31 Dec 2025

Last Reviewed

1 Jan 2023

Estimated Time To Finish

60 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Gastroenteritis is a diarrheal disease characterized by an increase in bowel movement frequency with or without fever, vomiting, and abdominal pain. This activity illustrates the evaluation and management of gastroenteritis and reviews the role of the interprofessional team in improving care for patients with this condition.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of individuals in nursing.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Describe the etiology of bacterial gastroenteritis.
  • Identify the pathophysiology of bacterial gastroenteritis.
  • Outline the use of supportive management, antibiotic and symptomatic therapy in the management of bacterial gastroenteritis.
  • Summarize the importance of collaboration and communication among the interprofessional team to enhance the delivery of care for patients affected by bacterial gastroenteritis.

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