About the Course
Audience: This course is intended to educate nurses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of irritable bowel syndrome.
Course overview: This course will provide a general overview of irritable bowel syndrome, including risk factors, signs and symptoms, and current dietary and pharmacological recommendations for the management of the symptoms.
- State the signs and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
- Explain ways to diagnose irritable bowel syndrome and the importance of ruling out more serious medical conditions.Discuss prevention and management of irritable bowel syndrome.
About the Author
Deborah Dolan Hunt, PhD, RN
Deborah Dolan Hunt is an associate professor and course coordinator at the College of New Rochelle School of Nursing in New Rochelle, N.Y.