Digital Rectal Examination

This study day explores anatomy and physiology of defecation and the nurses role in assessment and understanding Digital Rectal Examination.

Date
Monday 5th Nov 2018
Time
9am - 4:30pm
Venue
St Mark's Hospital, Harrow

Bowel care and digital rectal examination is a fundamental area of patient care that is frequently overlooked, yet it is of paramount importance for the quality of life of our patients.

This course will cover :

  • Anatomy and physiology of defecation and pathophysiology
  • The importance of assessment
  • The nurses role in digital rectal examination
  • The practicalities of digital rectal examination

For further information please contact St Mark’s Nurse Education:

lnwh-tr.stmarksnurseeducation@nhs.net

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