GI Tract System

Review integrated physiology, pathology, and pharmacology of the GI Tract system, including histology and anatomy of the GI tract, jaundice, hematemesis, encephalopathy, cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, acute viral hepatitis, and dysphagia.
Philip Tisdall, MD · February 8, 2020

Learning Objectives

  • GI, Abdominal Pain
    • Describe the clinical pathologic correlation and natural history of:
    • Abdominal Pain (acute cholecystitis, GERD, PUD, acute pancreatitis, diverticular disease, acute appendicitis, Crohn disease, acute gastroenteritis, small bowel obstruction/infarction)
    • Dysphagia (achalasia)
    • Diarrhea (acute/chronic, watery/bloody, hematemesis, melena, hematochezia)
  • Liver
    • Describe the clinical pathologic correlation and natural history of:
    • Bilirubin metabolism, cirrhosis, viral hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, autoimmune hepatitis, hemachromatotis, Wilson disease, Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, NAFLD & steatohepatitis, and cholestasis.

Course Content

Clinical Pathologic Correlation
Structure & Regulation

About Instructor

Philip Tisdall, MD

Philip Tisdall, MD, award-winning, teacher and published author, trained at the Mayo Clinic and is a diplomat of The American Board of Pathology (AP and CP). He is a dynamic and engaging speaker who help students understand how to correlate the basic sciences and apply them to the essential thought processes of clinical medicine. Dr. Tisdall received his MD from the University of Alberta, where he was the recipient of the gold medal in surgery and the Mckenzie award for History and Physical examination. Students praise him for his insight and ability to make complex material clear and memorable.

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Course Includes

  • 3 Lessons
  • Course Certificate