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WOCN Continuing Education

Fecal Incontinence: Pathophysiology, Assessment and Conservative Management

Aug 25, 2022 9:00am ‐ Aug 25, 2025 10:59pm

Expiration Date: Aug 24, 2025

Credits: None available.

Standard: $10.00
Members: $0.00


Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)

1.00 - Contact Hours 

0.25 - Pharmacology

Release Date: 8/25/2022

Expiration Date: 8/25/2025

Credit Information:

Nurses – ANCC and CBRN 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.

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

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

Program Overview: This continence session will review normal bowel function, including and anatomy and pathophysiology. Evidence based treatments for fecal incontinence including medication management, biofeedback and behavioral modifications will be discussed. At the conclusion of the presentation, case studies will be used to assist the learner with applying knowledge for the management of fecal incontinence and discussion of patient outcomes.

Learning Outcome: Following this activity, learners will report increased confidence in being able to develop fecal incontinence management plans based on the relevant pathology and assessment data.

The planners and faculty for this program have nothing to disclose unless listed below.

All potential Disclosures of Financial Relationships have been reviewed by the Accredited Provider Program Director, Nurse Planner, and Director of Education, and resolved according to the WOCN Society policy to ensure that no bias exists as a result of disclosed relevant financial relationships with Commercial Interest Organizations.



  • 1.00 - Contact Hours
  • 0.25 - Pharmacology

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