This micro skills course aims to give information relating to constipation in non-pregnant adults that may be encountered during paramedic practice, in either an Emergency, Urgent or Primary care setting.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
College of Paramedics

What will I learn?

  1. By working through the supporting information, exercises and case examples, you will examine:
  2. The common presentation of constipation and some causes which may lead constipation
  3. What assessments are required when a patient presents with constipation
  4. What is the appropriate management for a patient with constipation

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.