Foundations Module 2.10: Bladder and Bowel
This course includes two recorded videos. You will need to review all of this course content, then receive a 70% or higher passing grade on a quiz, and lastly complete an evaluation to receive your certificate and complete this course. You will have access to this course for 1 year, starting on the purchase date.
Incontinence affects more than 16 million Americans and is the number one predictor of discharge disposition in rehabilitation settings. This comprehensive Bowel and Bladder training includes two separate training videos; one for bladder function and one for bowel function. As detailed in the Learning Objectives below, numerous aspects of bowel and bladder functioning are expertly presented. Register for this course today so you can obtain the knowledge you need to effectively assess and manage patients bowel and bladder needs in the rehabilitation setting!
• Identify scope of problem of fecal incontinence
• Describe normal anatomy and physiology of large bowel
• Describe neuro pathways that are involved in bowel function
• Define three types of neurogenic bowel
• Discuss treatment options for three types of neurogenic bowel
• Identify modifiable factors of a bowel program
• Identify potential complications of a bowel program
• Discuss implications of bowel continence for healthcare policy and cost containment
• Identify urinary incontinence
• Describe normal anatomy and physiology of lower urinary tract
• Describe the neuro pathways involved in bladder function
• Describe how to assess bladder function
• Discuss major types of urinary incontinence
• Discuss treatment options for each identified urinary incontinence types
• Describe three types of neurogenic bladders
• Discuss one treatment option for each type of neurogenic bladder
• Discuss signs/symptoms of bladder problems
• Discuss implications of urinary continence for healthcare policy and cost containment
acute pediatric Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Children’s
Healthcare of Atlanta, GA. She is an early childhood intervention researcher and
inventor of a therapy device. In addition, she is a Nurse Practitioner working with
adults with developmental disabilities and mental health disorders in the group
home community setting. Her interests include early childhood intervention,
working with patients with cognitive and neurologic disorders, patient/family
education for those with literacy challenges and transitioning from pediatric to adult
care. She has been a rehab nurse for over 35 years and an active ARN member
for over 30 years. She has given numerous conference presentations and
authored several publications, including rehabilitation nursing guidelines.
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