Introduction to Biliary Atresia

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Target Audience

Nurses and all other healthcare providers interested in learning about this topic

Description

Biliary Atresia is a progressive, destructive, fibroinflammatory process that leads to obliteration or discontinuity of the hepatic and/or common bile ducts at any point from the porta hepatis to the duodenum. How does this present in early infancy and what treatments are available? This module addresses those areas as well as the outcomes associated with Biliary Atresia.

Original Release Date: December 15, 2017
Review Date: April 27, 2020
Valid Thru: April 27, 2022

Speaker:
The following faculty member does not have significant or other financial relationships with industry/commercial supporters to disclose: Mary Alice Boulware, APRN, MSN, CPNP

Objectives

  • Distiguish Biliary Atresia from other causes of jaundice.
  • Identify symptoms and means of screening for Biliary Atresia.
  • Identify the criteria used to confirm the diagnosis in patients.
  • Understand the Kasai surgical procedure and complications that can be seen in patients post Kasai surgery.
  • Verbalize outcomes for patients post Kasai.

Contact

Melanie A Caughron

Electives

04/27/2020 - 04/27/2022
12:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Mary Alice Boulware, CPNP
Date(s)
Apr 27, 2020 - Apr 27, 2022
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Credit
0.10 - CEU
0.80 - Contact Hours
Location
Online Learning
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Apr 27, 2020 - Apr 27, 2022
Location
Online Learning
Fees
$0.00
Credits
0.10
CEU
0.80
Contact Hours