ABCs of Constipation
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the problem of constipation and what can be done about it.

Course Publication Date: April 16, 2018

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Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:AC041218
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
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Learning Objectives
  • 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.
  • Name three drugs that might cause constipation.
  • Name three drugs that might help constipation.
  • Describe the physiology of defecation.


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