Bowel Management


Course Overview

Providing knowledge and confidence to carers and families in the community regarding Healthy Bowel habits, Complications, Medications, Holistic approaches, diet and fluids and nursing intervention to help comfort and relieve constipation and bowel problems and consistency. Offering a caring approach and information  including referrals and support agencies.

Award issued

Workplace practical demonstration and information.

Certificate of attendance only. Not Nationally Recognised.

Course Fees

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About This Course

What will be covered:

  • What is Bowel Management?
  • Why healthy bowel function is essential to quality of life?
  • Principles of bowel management
  • It’s not just about the bowels – it’s about the whole person.
  • Factors that affect bowel dysfunction
  • Comprehensive assessment
  • Patient preparation for some bowel care procedures
  • Laxative and Bowel defecation assistance – natural methods and pharmaceuticals used.

Duration: 2hrs.

Requirements & Prerequisites

Course requirements

There are no prerequisite qualification or certification requirements for this course.

Physical requirements

Please note that there are often physical standards which relate to the level and extent of physical performance required when undertaking accredited training.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LNN)

In order to meet competency for this unit, you will be required to meet the minimum LLN requirements of the Training Package.

If you are under 18 years of age

A parental/guardian consent must be obtained for any student under the age of 18 to be able to participate in this course.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

To be able to complete any vocational education course in Australia you must obtain and provide us with a USI. This is obtainable from We are unable to supply a course certificate without this.