Course Code: REL-IDD-0-HNPI3
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2022
Differentiate between the different causes and categories of constipation.
Name ways to help individuals with IDD prevent constipation.
Describe different treatment options for constipation.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Causes of Constipation A. Will’s Constipation Conundrum B. Constipation C. Signs and Symptoms of Constipation D. Constipation in Individuals with IDD E. Causes of Constipation F. Risk for Constipation G. Review H. Summary Section 3: Preventing and Treating Constipation A. The Role of DSPs in Preventing and Treating Constipation B. Preventing Constipation C. Preventing Strategies D. Treating Constipation E. Review F. Summary Section 4: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations! C. Course Contributors D. Resources E. References F. Exam
Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH
Nellie Galindo received her Masters of Social Work and Masters of Science in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked with individuals with disabilities in several different settings, including working as a direct service provider for individuals with mental illness and leading a youth program for young adults with disabilities. She has facilitated and created trainings for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the areas of self-advocacy, healthy relationships, sexual health education, and violence and abuse prevention. Mrs. Galindo has worked in state government assisting individuals with disabilities obtain accessible health information in their communities, as well as utilizing the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to healthcare services.
Disclosure: Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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