Medicine/Gastrointestinal and Liver (MGLV)


MGIL 610. Gastrointestinal and Liver Block. 5.5 Units.

Introduces normal structure and function of the gastrointestinal system with application to understanding mechanisms, etiology, and predisposing factors for pathologic conditions. Integrates mastery of mechanisms into developing a clinical reasoning framework for assessing gastrointestinal and extra-gastrointestinal signs and symptoms, constructing a differential diagnosis, selecting diagnostic tests, and developing pharmacologic and lifestyle management plans.