Post Graduate Courses
If you are a Physiotherapist or Nurse specialist looking to expand your clinical practice in to the wonderful specialities of Colorectal and Gastroenterology then these courses are for you!
There is a 2 day 'Introduction to Functional Bowel Disorders' course which is aimed at those with pelvic floor experience who are looking to expand their practice in to digestive health or would like to increase their knowledge base.
In the spring/summer of 2023 there will also be a 1 day 'Advanced Digestive Health Practice' course for those who already have a digestive health caseload and are looking to gain better knowledge and understanding of more complex presentations. Click here for more information.
An Introduction to Functional Bowel Disorders:
Assessment & Management
The course is spread over 2 days and is aimed at clinicians starting out in their functional bowel career who are looking to learn how to competently assess and manage patients with a variety of gut disorders.
Be able to effectively and safely assess a patient with functional bowel dysfunction
Be able to formulate an appropriate management plan of a patient with functional bowel dysfunction
Confidently apply effective treatment modalities
Be aware and conform to professional nursing/physiotherapy standards in relation to the assessment and management of patients with functional bowel disorders.
Objective Assessment recap
Investigations for functional bowel disorders
Colorectal Surgeon's role
Demonstration and practice of treatment techniques
Trans Anal Irrigation - Brigitte Collins
Biofeedback the Holistic Approach
Welcome and Introduction
Professional Issues in Gut Health
Anatomy and Physiology
An Overview of Functional Bowel Disorders
Practical - Peer physical examination
To sign up please complete the registration form and Email to Lucy:
13th-14th May 2023 - London
11th-12th November 2023 - London
Dublin, Belfast and Scotland coming soon!
Course Registration Form
For information on the Advanced Course Series please click here
“This course was fantastic. Lucy is a so knowledgeable and such a patient teacher. She makes you feel excited about treating bowel problems with her enthusiasm. I now feel completely confident to treat bowel problems which is fantastic after just one course "
Caroline, May 2021
“This course gave me a great foundation in assessment and treatment on bowel conditions. I left feeling confident to encorporate all I'd learned into my practice, having spent extensive time on both theory and practical aspects. I would highly recommend this course. Thank you Lucy!"
Claire, May 2021
“Great course in a small group with excellence content and very useful practical part with full attention from tutor. Cannot wait for an advance course! "
Magdalena, May 2021
Meet The Speakers
Janindra Warusavitarne - Guest Speaker
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
St Mark's Hospital
Brigitte Collins - Guest Speaker
Global Clinical Education Manager
RCN MSc GI