Diarrhoea in ICM

This micro skills course describes the common causes of diarrhoea in critical care and includes infection control practices, management strategies and the complications that can occur.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. List the causes of diarrhoea in critical care
  3. Identify factors during critical illness that can contribute to diarrhoea
  4. Describe the management of diarrhoea in critical care
  5. Explain the principles of infection control relevant to managing infectious causes of diarrhoea
  6. Recognize complications associated with diarrhoea

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.