Bowel Obstruction

Bowel Obstruction

This module covers the fundamentals of Bowel Obstruction and the related conditions of fecal impactions and constipation. It discusses the causes, signs, symptoms and what support staff can do to prevent or support them.

Learning Objectives: After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the basic structures of the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Identify signs of healthy and unhealthy bowel function.
  • List 2 action steps to take if bowel obstruction occurs.

Module Length: 37 Minutes

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