Treatment and Management Of Anxiety and Gastrointestinal Disorders Course # 40122

Instructor:

Blair Lonsberry OD FAAO

Section:

Pharmacology

COPE Course ID:

68459-PH

Expiration Date:

June 15, 6023

Qualified Credits:

1.00 credits - $39.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The patient’s often present with a history of systemic health problems, often multiple concurrent conditions. An optometrist must understand how these conditions are managed and what medications are commonly prescribed and the impact these conditions have on a patient’s ocular health. Two of the more common conditions patients report in their health history are gastrointestinal and anxiety disorders. The following presentation will review common gastrointestinal conditions and the commonly available treatment options. Additionally, we will explore anxiety and anxiety disorders and what is commonly recommended in their treatment/management.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • The attendee will be familiar with anxiety, the various types of anxiety disorders, and the treatment/management of these conditions.
  • The attendee will be familiar with conditions that can result in gastrointestinal upset such as diarrhea and nausea and the available treatment/management options.
  • The attendee will be familiar with the common type of gastrointestinal disorders such as GERD and the typical treatment/management options.

STEPS TO TAKE COURSE:

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