350 word newsletter on gastrointestinal system


Complete your week 4 newsletter (260 to 350 words), in your own words

Microsoft Word has a newsletter template that can be utilized for your assignment.

Each of the following elements must be included in your Gastrointestinal System newsletter.

  • Identify the structure and function of the gastrointestinal system.
  • Identify the major structures found in the system.
  • Define the function of this system.
  • Describe major diseases that affect the gastrointestinal system.
  • Identify 1 or 2 major diseases that affect the system.
  • Describe the disease(s) identified.
  • Describe major laboratory and diagnostic tests that are used to assess gastrointestinal diseases.
  • Using the disease(s) identified in the previous prompt, identify the most common laboratory and diagnostic test used to access the disease(s).
  • Describe the test identified.
  • Describe the main health care providers for the gastrointestinal department.
  • Identify the main health care providers in this department.
  • Describe the role they play (to the patient, facility, or community) and the types of patients they see (typical demographics, age, gender).

Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references. For additional information on how to properly cite your sources, log on to the Center for Writing Excellence.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.


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