This session consists of a discussion of constipation and irritable bowel syndrome, how these common disorders affect the pelvic floor, and specific treatment/management interventions to consider along with case studies highlighting what works and what does not.
Contact hours available until 3/7/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty/Presenters/Authors have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Non-Endorsement of Products:: Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Accreditation Statement: Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.
SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.
Define chronic constipation and identify etiology, common symptoms, appropriate evaluation, and treatment options.
Describe irritable bowel syndrome and identify etiology, common symptoms, appropriate evaluation, and treatment options.
Recognize the overall cost and economic impact of chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome on the healthcare system.