Abdominal Medicine

Provided by

  • Speciality Nursing
  • Location Crewe
  • Course type Attended
  • Skill level Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced
  • CPD Hours 5

About the course

Event Details

Course summary In this course we will discuss the diagnostics of abdominal disease, including effusions such as ascites and abdominal bleeding. Pancreatitis and liver disease are responsible for many cases of abdominal disease and these common problems will be discussed. We will talk about diagnostic imaging, diagnostic sampling and sample handling and how to maximise diagnostic yield. The approach to managing cases presenting with acute abdominal disease will be covered, including a practical approach to rapid assessment on presentation.

Specific areas to be covered

Abdominal imaging

Abdominal effusions – ascites, haemoabdomen etc.

Pancreatitis

Liver disease

Intestinal disorders

Diagnostic sampling

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