{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Variceal Hemorrhage from Esophageal Varices Associated with Alcoholic Liver Disease

Purpose of Activity

To outline for registered professional nurses alcoholic liver disease and its complications and describe, in particular, the etiology of esophageal varices, the risk factors for hemorrhage, and treatment options.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. summarize the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of alcoholic liver disease.
  2. discuss the incidence of and risk factors for variceal hemorrhage.
  3. describe the appropriate interventions for esophageal varices and address their possible complications.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.6 CH
  • DC - BON 2.6 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: AJN0210A
Published: February 2010
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Melissa M. Smith PhD, RN,ACNS-BC
Categories: Gastrointestinal