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Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases Part 1: Introduction & Presenting Problems

Gastroenterology deals with the gastrointestinal tract and associated systems like the hepatobiliary system, and form an important and integral part of practice of medicine. It is imperative for a medical student to be well acquainted with the diseases of the gastrointestinal system primarily because this system practically forms the basis of life as it links the internal world of the body to the external world through the food, water, drugs etc that are taken in from the external world and assimilated and utilized to maintain every single cell of the internal world.

Author : Dr. Rashi,Dr. Ria Thukral
Course Duration: 4 hours

This course on Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Diseases covers almost all diseases and disorders of different parts of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system. The subjects of gastroenterology as well as hepatology are vast and complex, even when considered individually. This course provides the learners comprehensible content on each and every part of the gastrointestinal tract and the liver, its disorders, their presenting complaints, clinical assessment, diagnosis etc with the aim to make an undergraduate learner grasp each and every concept thoroughly and deeply. This course is divided into multiple parts pertaining to the different parts of the system. This is the 1st part which deals with the basics of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system along with the most common presenting complaints.

  • 1. Introduction To the Gastrointestinal System   FREE 32 min

    This module covers the basics and fundamentals of the anatomy and physiology of the Gastrointestinal system. A basic idea of the various pathologies that can occur in this system have also been covered.

  • 2. Introduction To the Hepatobiliary System 25 min

    This module talks about the basic anatomy and physiology of the hepatobiliary system. It includes the liver and the biliary system and emphasises upon the role of the hepatobiliary system in the functioning of the gastrointestinal system.

  • 3. The Gastrointestinal System: Presenting Problems - Part 1 51 min

    This module deals with the various presenting problems that a patient comes up with, when there is some pathology in the gastrointestinal system. In the end of every presenting problem, this module also explains the management strategies for the presenting complaint at hand.

  • 4. The Gastrointestinal System: Presenting Problems - Part 2 45 min

    This module deals with the various presenting problems that a patient comes up with, when there is some pathology in the gastrointestinal system. In the end of every presenting problem, this module also explains the management strategies for the presenting complaint at hand. The module is a continuation of the previous module on the presenting problems of the gastrointestinal system (Part 1).

  • 5. The Hepatobiliary System: Presenting Problems 60 min

    This module focuses on the presenting problems pertaining only to the hepatobiliary system. In the end of every presenting problem, this module also explains the management strategies for the presenting complaint at hand.

Dr. Rashi

Dr. Rashi

Dr. Rashi Prakash is a passionate homeopath, an avid blogger and writer. She has been keenly interes ...Read More

Dr. Ria Thukral

Dr. Ria Thukral

Dr. Ria Thukral holds an MD in Materia Medica from Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Agra, an ...Read More

Importance: Diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system are mostly silent until they have significantly advanced in pathology. In such situations it is important for the future medical practitioners to be thorough with each and every sign and symptom which indicates some pathology in the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system. Patients often neglect or find themselves delaying reporting gastrointestinal issues, often taking them as manageable. Therefore it is important to understand diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system so that the learner may be able to grasp these diseases as well as their complications.

Beneficiaries: UG/PG Students

Course Benefit: The course deals with the most important gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases covered in a way that the learner will be able to relate them with normal physiology and understand the deviation from normal which led to the development of the given disease. Each module has been incorporated with the latest advancements and researches in the field of gastroenterology diseases to allow the learner to upgrade the conceptual knowledge as well as update himself/ herself with the latest facts and figures.

Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases Part 1: Introduction & Presenting Problems
This course includes:

  5 Modules      

  5 Quizes          

   Certificate Of Completion

   Course Validity : 365 days


$7.48 $9.98

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