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Caring for adolescents with Crohn's disease

Caring for adolescents with Crohn's disease

Caring for adolescents with Crohn's disease

Mick Cullen and Claire Barnes
Mick Cullen and Claire Barnes
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

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Launch date: 29 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 19 Sep 2021

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BONIFACE CHIEMELA AKOMA (29 Aug 2021)
informative
Mr BRENDAN MWANGALE ke (14 Jul 2021)
very educative module
SERAPHINE NIBATEGERE (31 May 2021)
very good

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Description

Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel condition that affects more than 115,000 people in the UK. This learning module focuses on Crohn's disease in adolescents. Management of the condition in this group should address adolescent-specific characteristics and treatment goals. Key elements include optimising growth, pubertal development and social functioning, including education. The condition can affect an individual's mental and emotional wellbeing significantly, as well as their physical health. As adolescence is a time of great change, the additional burden of a chronic illness can prove difficult to manage. The authors provide information on the presentation of Crohn's disease in adolescence and insights into the particular issues encountered by this group.

Objectives

After reading this module you should be able to:
Describe the signs and symptoms of Crohn's disease.
Outline the steps involved in diagnosing the condition in adolescents.
Explain how adolescents with the condition may be supported to improve their emotional wellbeing.
Describe the pharmacological treatments available for Crohn's disease and the order in which these treatments should be introduced.
Mick Cullen and Claire Barnes

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Mick Cullen and Claire Barnes
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Mick Cullen, Paediatric gastroenterology nurse specialist, Southampton Children’s Hospital, Southampton, England.
Claire Barnes, Paediatric gastroenterology nurse specialist, Southampton Children’s Hospital, Southampton, England.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  • 1.00 Hours

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BONIFACE CHIEMELA AKOMA (29 Aug 2021)
informative
Mr BRENDAN MWANGALE ke (14 Jul 2021)
very educative module
SERAPHINE NIBATEGERE (31 May 2021)
very good

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