What is Encopresis?
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about encopresis – the causes, physical aspects, types, management and treatments.

Course Publication Date: April 23, 2018

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

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:WE041218
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Psychiatric & Mental Health

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Learning Objectives
  • List two causes of encopresis.
  • Differentiate between retentive and non-retentive encopresis.
  • Discuss ‘Oppositional Defiant Disorder’ in relation to encopresis.
  • Name three goals of treatment for encopresis
  • Name three dietary products helpful for encopresis.
  • Describe the incidence of occurrence of encopresis.
  • Discuss ‘Conduct Disorder’ in relation to encopresis.


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