Digestive System: Anatomy and Physiology

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  • Approver: AHRA®
  • ARRT®: Accepted
  • Expiration Date: 5/31/26
  • Credit Hours: 4.75 Category A Credits

Course Acceptance List

  • ARRT: Accepted
  • California: Accepted
  • Florida: Technical 
  • Texas: Direct
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Course Description And Objectives:

Objectives

  • List and describe the functional anatomy of the organs and accessory organs of the digestive system
  • Discuss the processes and control of ingestion, propulsion, mechanical digestion, chemical digestion, absorption, and defecation
  • Discuss the roles of the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder in digestion
  • Compare and contrast the digestion of the three macronutrients

Course Description

This chapter is dedicated to the digestive system that that is responsible for all the food we eat to be broken down into nutrients and other essentials that our bodies need to function every day. Refresh your knowledge with the functional anatomy of the organs and accessory organs of the digestive system and the processes and control of ingestion, propulsion, mechanical digestion, chemical digestion, absorption, and defecation.  Review the roles the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder play in the digestion and break down of the foods we eat and how they are an important part of the digestive process.

This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. A self-learning activity can be completed only once per biennium. ARRT® CE Requirements

Digestive System: Anatomy and Physiology Course