HCA: Clients with Constipation
The goal of this course is to help HCAs learn about constipation - symptoms, causes, medications that might cause it and medications that might help it.

Course Publication Date: August 04, 2020

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

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Home Care Aide
Learning Objectives
  • Name two medications that might cause constipation.

  • Describe three of the different types of laxatives.

  • List two drugs that might help constipation.

  • Name two of the symptoms of constipation.

  • Discuss two causes of functional constipation.

  • Discuss two causes of secondary constipation.

  • Name some of the high fiber foods that help constipation.


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