The Ins and Outs of Bowel Disease Conference


Bowel diseases are increasing in Australia today and their treatments are increasingly sophisticated. Bowel diseases have a significant impact on a person’s entire health. Nurses are, therefore, crucial in ensuring patients with bowel disease have the best health outcomes possible. Attend this conference and update your knowledge about:

  • The role of the gut microbiome in health and disease
  • The huge effects of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Nutritional interventions for irritable bowel disease
  • How to troubleshoot challenging stomas
  • Key medicines used in the management of bowel diseases
  • The psychosocial impacts associated with living with a bowel disease and much, much more…

The Goal

Need for Program

The incidence of people with bowel disease varies in Australia with some, such as inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer, being common disorders. Bowel diseases are, by nature, anxiety-producing and may cause very uncomfortable symptoms. Current evidence suggests that the timely management of these conditions and best-practice care is imperative if wellness and quality of life is to be preserved. Nurses frequently connect with patients who have disorders of the bowel and are key in their support and in achieving desired outcomes.

Purpose of Program

This conference provides evidence-based knowledge to promote best-practice nursing care of people with bowel conditions.

Your learning outcomes:

Collate information obtained from a nursing assessment of a patient’s health and their laboratory findings to develop appropriate care plans
Use current knowledge about bowel-related disorders and their management to promote best outcomes for patients across the continuum of care
Support patients in your care to deal with the anxieties and emotional strains associated with a bowel disorder
Use information relating to bowel health to promote the prevention of disorders and to educate patients


October 29, 2018 at 8am - October 30, 2018
Mecure Hotel Brisbane
85-87 N Quay
Brisbane 4000
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