This practical session reviews the typical and atypical gastrointestinal (GI) presentations of pain as well as important non-GI sources of pain. Case studies are used to address key points. A virtual clinical toolbox to help in the diagnosis and management of acute abdominal pain is given.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/3/23.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be confident in their ability to recognize important GI and non-GI sources of abdominal pain and avoid pitfalls in making a diagnosis.
MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP,
Associate Clinical Professor,
University of Connecticut School of Medicine