HCS 214 Week 4 Gastrointestinal Provider Newsletter

HCS 214 Week 4 Gastrointestinal Provider Newsletter

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 HCS 214 Week 4 Gastrointestinal Provider Newsletter

Write a 260- to 350-word section for Part 3 of the newsletter you started in Week Two of the class.

Part 3: Gastrointestinal System




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 one to two 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) discussed in the previous prompt, identify the most common laboratory and diagnostic test used to assess 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 roles they play (to the patient, facility, or community) and the types of patients they see (typical demographics, age, gender, etc.).




Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references. For additional information on how to properly cite your sources, log on to the Reference and Citation Generator and Plagiarism Checker resources in the Center for Writing Excellence.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

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