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Bowel Care and Management

Delivered in partnership with Nurse training2care this virtual session aims to help learners develop knowledge of bowel care and management.

Who the course is for?

This course is ideal for anyone who works in Health and Social Care, especially who are responsible for the day to day care of individuals who require assistance with bowel management.

Learning method

The course is a virtual session over 2 hours, at the end of the session you will complete a short assessment to evidence the learning which will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete.

What you will learn

By completing this course, you will understand

  • Introduction - Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Bowel Function and Dysfunction.
  • Nutrition and Hydration. 
  • Rehabilitation Techniques.
  • Medication and Treatment.
  • Emergencies.
  • Consent and documentation. 

Course benefits

  • Understand bowel care and the importance of good nutrition and hydration as well as medication that can cause bowel dysfunction and medication used to treat bowel dysfunction.
  • Course delivered via virtual session to give you flexibility of study.

Course dates and times

Currently no training dates are planned. 

How to book

If you require this training, please express an interest and we will notify you if any future dates are planned. 

Please contact us.

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Contact us
County Durham Care Academy
03000 260 222
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • Green Lane
  • Spennymoor
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL16 6JQ