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Gastrointestinal/Nutrition (GIN): Week 1

Boards and Beyond - Suggested

List of Boards and Beyond Videos along with length

Boards and Beyond does not allow direct linking to specific videos. Links will go to the topic page where you can scroll to the video.

This Week:  184 minutes total

Sub-Category 01: Anatomy

  • Gastrointestinal Embryology -  28 min
  • Gastrointestinal Anatomy - 11 min
  • Gastrointestinal Blood Supply - 19 min
  • Gastrointestinal Tract - 20 min
  • Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas - 12 min

Sub-Category 02: GI Physiology

  • Gastrointestinal Secretions - 13 min
  • Gastrointestinal Hormones - 25 min

Sub-Category 03: Clinical Gastroenterology

  • Esophageal Disorders - 24 min
  • Gastric Disorders - 32 min

PBL - Enrichment Readings

Lecture 3 - Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease & Complications

Enrichment Readings:
(Note: These readings replace the enrichment reading listed on the objectives).
These readings have nice diagrams.

Week1 Self-Directed Activity - Functional Histology and Cell Biology of the GI Tract and Associated Organs

Objectives:
At the conclusion of the required readings, students will be able to:

  1. Characterize anatomical and functional histologic features of the upper and lower digestive segments, and digestive glands (salivary glands, liver, pancreas and biliary tract/gallbladder).
  2. Discuss cellular physiology and multiple metabolic roles of the main cell types in the upper and lower digestive segments, and digestive glands (salivary glands, liver, pancreas and biliary tract/gallbladder). 
  3. Compare the different segments of the digestive tract from a physiological point of view. 
  4. Outline the innervation (sympathetic and parasympathetic) and vascular supply of the upper and lower digestive tract.
  5. Explain the location and function of the diffuse neuroendocrine system in the GI tract and associated glands.
  6. Analyze the immunological role of the GI tract and associated glands.