Locating the exact source of a GI bleed can be challenging. A combination of tests are used to identify the precise location after which the patient can be managed appropriately.

Upon completion of this education activity, learners will be able to:

Identify three causes of OGIB and the various diagnostic and treatment modalities.

  • Compare and contrast the diagnostic tools used for OGIB.
  • Describe iron deficiency anemia (IDA).
  • Discuss patient education considerations.

This program is accredited by Educational Dimensions for 1 contact hour CNE credit.