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NUR138 - Constipation and Fecal Impaction in the Elderly (1.5 HR)

Purpose: The participant will enhance his/her understanding of constipation and fecal impaction in the elderly. Objectives: 1.List the causes and risk factors of constipation; 2. Explore the variety of non-pharmacologic treatments; 3. Discuss medications used in the management of chronic constipation. 4. Explain causes and treatment of fecal impaction. Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 1.5 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 1.5 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.5 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.