Functional Constipation

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Target Audience

Nurses and all other healthcare providers interested in learning about this topic

Description

Constipation is a common problem in childhood which can cause significant distress to children and families. As healthcare providers, understanding how to educate families and treat children with constipation, will prevent long term sequoia. This module identifies all of the above, and how the sooner constipation is addressed, the sooner it will resolve.

Original Release Date: January 4, 2018
Review Date: April 27, 2020
Valid Thru: April 27, 2022

Speaker:
The following faculty member does not have significant or other financial relationships with industry/commercial supporters to disclose: Kerry Zabriskie Reed, RN, MS, CPNP

Objectives

  • Identify organic and non-organic causes of constipation
  • Identify the pathophysiology behind retentive constipation and encopresis
  • Identify different pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments used to treat or manage constipation and encopresis
  • Discuss specific nursing considerations for educating the patient and family about this condition

Contact

Melanie A Caughron, 704-512-6573

Electives

04/27/2020 - 04/27/2023
12:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Kerry Reed, CPNP
Date(s)
Apr 27, 2020 - Apr 27, 2023
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Credit
0.10 - CEU
0.90 - Contact Hours
Location
Online Learning
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Apr 27, 2020 - Apr 27, 2022
Location
Online Learning
Fees
$0.00
Credits
0.10
CEU
0.90
Contact Hours