Digestive - MD (DIG)

DIG 210  Digestive  6 cr  

Studies in this module are focused on the mastery of clinical and scientific principles involving the normal anatomic and physiologic functions of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, along with the role of the pancreas and hepatobiliary tree. Secretory, motility, and absorptive functions throughout the upper and lower GI tract are a major focus of study. Students will also develop an understanding of Nutritional and Metabolism disorders that are secondary complications of gastrointestinal and/or hepatobiliary disorders.