Bladder & Bowel Assessment and Management (RGN's)

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Cost: £ 30 pp

What is covered?

This course is aimed at Registered Nurses working in adult social care to enable them to assess and manage a patient’s continence.


Course Content

By the end of the session learners will be able to understand:

  • The definitions and causes of causes of urinary and bowel dysfunction
  • Assessment of bladder and bowel function
  • The role of pharmacology and prescribing to manage bladder and bowel dysfunction
  • The role of infection prevention control and care of the environment when undertaking bowel assessment / management
  • The role of containment products and other continence devices
  • Information relating to provision of continence products 


Course Duration

1.5 hours


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