Supplemental Course: Constipation (14.028)
Provides evidence-based strategies for the assessment and management of chronic constipation among community-dwelling older adults. Remember to disable your pop-up blocker.
Registered nurses (RN) and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.
- Define chronic constipation
- Identify potential factors that can contribute to constipation in the older adult
- Apply evidence-based guidelines for the assessment and management of constipation in community-dwelling vulnerable older adults
- Communicate to patients and caregivers the rationale for pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of constipation