205: Pancreatic Anatomy & Physiology

Course Credit

1.0 Contact Hour
Note: Nurse attendees must participate in the entire program to receive 1.0 contact hour.

Target Audience

GI Nurse Managers, GI Nurses and Technicians


1 hour

Course Overview

Pancreatic anatomy and physiology is a fundamental part of preparing for an ERCP procedure. This back to basics course will review anatomy and physiology and how it relates to visualization on fluoroscopic images and the presentation of acute pancreatitis.

Learning Objective

  • Review pancreatic anatomy and physiology
  • Review causes of acute pancreatitis
  • Define acute pancreatitis
  • Review the clinical signs and symptoms of acute pancreatitis


Sharon Powell


Olympus America Inc. has been approved as a provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number #10419 for 1 contact hour.
According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 1 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN.

Certificate Distribution

All participants that receive Olympus University continuing education must register through www.olympusuniversity.com. All attendees are required to sign the attendance roster on the day of the educational event. Certificate distribution is linked to registration. A five question learning assessment is required to earn credit for this presentation. The link to the assessment will be sent via email following the presentation.


Olympus University Validated Speakers


This course is not scheduled at this time.