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

Course Delivery 

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an Industry Training and Assessment Services facility

Course Duration

Face to Face – 2 hours (minimum) – full face to face course

Assessment Requirements

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both

written and practical assessment tasks


What happens at the course?

Learning Activities

Delivery of course information and learning activities.

Assessment 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.

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