All About Constipation
The goal of this course is to help health care professionals understand and educate their patients regarding the problem of constipation.

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera RNC, BS, CDE
Course No:C030112
Contact Hours:2.00
Method:Online Self Study
Categories:Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Women's Health

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2014.

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Course Objectives
  • Name three drugs that might cause constipation.
  • Name three drugs that might help constipation.
  • Describe the physiology of defecation.
  • Identify the standard set of criteria for constipation.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of constipation.
  • List three symptoms of constipation.
  • List three causes of secondary constipation.
  • List three causes of functional constipation.


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