Bowel diseases are increasing in Australia today and their treatments are increasingly sophisticated. Bowel diseases have a significant impact on a person’s entire health. Nurses are, therefore, crucial in ensuring patients with bowel disease have the best health outcomes possible. Attend this conference and update your knowledge about:
The role of the gut microbiome in health and disease
The huge effects of inflammatory bowel disease
Nutritional interventions for irritable bowel disease
How to troubleshoot challenging stomas
Key medicines used in the management of bowel diseases
The psychosocial impacts associated with living with a bowel disease and much, much more…
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Need for Program
The incidence of people with bowel disease varies in Australia with some, such as inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer, being common disorders. They are, by nature, anxiety-producing and may cause very uncomfortable symptoms. Current evidence suggests that timely management of these conditions and best practice care is imperative if wellness and quality of life is to be preserved. Nurses frequently connect with patients with disorders of the bowel and have a key role in their support and desired outcomes.
Purpose of Program
This conference provides evidenced knowledge to promote best practice nursing care of people with bowel conditions.
Your learning outcomes:
Correlate information obtained from a nursing assessment of a patient’s health to develop appropriate care plans
Use current knowledge about bowel related disorders and their management to promote best outcomes for patients across the continuum of care
Patients in your care will be supported to deal with the anxieties and emotional strains associated with a bowel disorder
Use information relating to bowel health to promote prevention of disorders and to educate patients