Faculty Resources: Gastrointestinal

The following are a collection of resources, including videos, exercises, case studies, and web sites, to enhance student learning of basic principles associated with common gastrointestinal alterations. These resources do not substitute for class activities and are not intended to help a person self-diagnose. Persons with gastrointestinal should consult with a doctor or go to the emergency room. Every attempt has been made to credit the resources appropriately through a works cited section. This list, or any portions of this list, can not be copied unless permission is obtained from the author of NurseTabs and creator of NurseTabs facebook page.

  • PreOp® Patient Education: Endoscopy of Large Intestine Surge

    Hyperlink to PreOp Endoscopy

    Shows what happens during surgery. (PreOP.com, 2007)
  • PreOp® Patient Education: GI Endoscopy Upper GI Surgery 2

    Hyperlink to GI Endoscopy

    Shows what happens during an Upper GI Endoscopy. (PreOp.com, 2007)
  • PreOp.com - Patient Education

    Hyperlink to PreOpPatient Education

    Over three hundred different surgeries described in simple terms with animation. (PreOp.com, 2010)
  • Postoperative Complications

    Hyperlink to Postoperative Complications

    Internet site that goes through the potential complications of surgery, also a great resource for student nurses to collaborate with their peers. (Unknown, 2009)
  • Abdomen Anatomy

    Hyperlink to Abdomen Anatomy

    An interactive tutorial on abdomen anatomy and physiology of major organs. (Creative Commons Canada License, Unknown)
  • Surgery Channel

    Hyperlink to Surgery Channel

    An overview of common surgical procedures including pre and post-operative care. (Healthcommunities.com, Inc., 1998-2010)
  • GI Channel

    Hyperlink to GI Channel

    Discusses common gastrointestinal diseases and conditions and diagnostic tests. (Healthcommunities.com, Inc., 1998-2010)
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