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WOCN Continuing Education

Bowel Program for Spinal Cord Injury Patients in the Acute Care: Perspectives from a Continence Nurse and Trauma Psychologist

Nov 1, 2019 11:00am ‐ Nov 1, 2019 11:00am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $25.00
Members: $0.00


Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)

1.00 - Contact Hours

Release Date: 4/9/2020

Expiration Date: 4/9/2023

Credit Information:

Nurses – ANCC Accreditation Statements

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.

DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC or WOCN Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.

Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.

To Receive Credit:

Complete the activity in its entirety.

Complete/submit the posttest and evaluation.

Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.

Program Overview:

New Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) patients have many obstacles to overcome. Managing their bowel program is just one of many. Costly complications such as bowel ileus and multiple hospital admissions can be improved with early intervention by a multi-disciplinary team.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to recognize and resolve obstacles to initiating and maintaining a bowel program with spinal cord injury patients.


The planners and faculty for this session reported no relevant relationships with commercial interest organizations. This presentation was reviewed to ensure no bias was present.

Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship:

There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.


Category: Continence


  • 1.00 - Contact Hours
  • 0.00 - Pharmacology

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