GI Diagnostic Tests > Overview
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This module will provide concepts relating to the diagnostic tests used for a patient presenting gastrointestinal symptoms.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different diagnostic tests used to assess the GI system
  • Examine and explain each procedure individually
  • Discuss the nursing implications of diagnostic testing


Hazinski, Mary Fran. (2013). Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child. 3rd Ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Urden, L., Stacy, K., Lough, M., (2014). Thelan’s Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and management. 7th ed. Boston: Mosby.



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