The Complex Bowel Care course covers the skills and knowledge required for those
who provide personal support as part of routine care
It includes information on normal stool appearance; how to identify symptoms which
require action, timing of intervention (how long before action is taken)
and the type of action required
Important information prior to enrolment
Course Being Delivered
A Statement of Completion for - Complex Bowel Care - will be awarded to
successful participants in this course
This is a non-accredited course and will not be considered for nationally accredited qualifications
This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an Industry Training and Assessment Services facility
Face to Face – 2 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both
written and practical assessment tasks
What happens at the course?
Delivery of course information and learning activities.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
Performance tasks – Administration of a microlax enema and suppository, using simulation.
Theory assessment – Written assessment consisting of a case study,
multiple-choice and short-answer questions.