Overview of Bowel Health & the Older Adult
overview introduces the topic of bowel health in the older adult. Included
is a review of GI functioning and normal bowel function as well as discussion
on common bowel elimination problems.
PLEASE NOTE: These courses are open to the public with no registration required. However, if you wish to access a Course Completion Certificate, you must be enrolled as a student. To do so please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Understand how aging affects GI functioning and normal bowel function
- Identify factors which affect bowel activity and common bowel elimination problems
- Define the comprehensive assessment and evaluation process and diagnostic tools.
- Describe treatment options and management of bowel conditions including pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies
At the end of this overview you will be able to: