Constipation can be acute or chronic, and can be a serious complication of many medications and healthcare treatments. It causes discomfort and, in the most serious cases, can lead to death. All those providing care to people at risk of constipation, require a thorough understanding of how to properly assess and treat constipation.
This course has been written by healthcare content experts and has been peer reviewed.
At the end of this course participants will:
This course may be used by providers to demonstrate evidence of workforce training that is consistent with the NSQH Standards, Standard 5: Comprehensive Care.
This course may be used by providers to demonstrate evidence of workforce training that is consistent with the ACQS Standards, Standard 3: Personal care and clinical care.