At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
Identify two (2) risk factors associated with GERD.
Describe three (3) signs and symptoms associated with GERD.
Identify one (1) non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment of GERD.
At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge about
gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) by passing a quiz with a score of 85% or greater accuracy.
Debbie Flippin, RN, MBA
Debbie has over 40 years of nursing experience
specializing in end-of-life care, and chronic diseases. She has developed and implemented disease management programs for patients with chronic and life limiting conditions. Debbie has served in various positions within Home Health and Hospice, including case manager, team leader, Director of Professional Services, VP of Compliance and Regulation and Director of Accreditation. Debbie has worked in a variety of healthcare settings, including acute care, homecare and hospice offices, hospice inpatient unit, accreditation program and pediatric oncology. Debbie is committed to educating clinicians in chronic and end-of-life care and patient advocacy.