Digital Rectal Interventions



To facilitate participants to increase their understanding of Principles of Digital Rectal Examination;  Digital Rectal Simulation and Digital Removal of Faeces.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop the participants will have:

  • Reviewed lower bowel function and dysfunction
  • Discussed the relevant legal and professional issues
  • Reviewed bowel management in spinal cord injury and the management of automonic dysreflexia
  • Demonstrated the procedures for digital rectal examination, removal of faeces and rectal stimulation using simulation


Nurses on all parts of the register


Lecture, Discussion and simulated practice



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Monday 28 January 2019
(9.00 - 1.00)
CEC - Antrim Nuala McCarron
Glynnis Johnston
Monday, 25 February, 2019
(1.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Belfast Sharon Maginn
Hazel Conn
Fully Booked