Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Welcome

    • Meet Lisa Smith

    • Constipation in NZ

  2. 2
    • Video: Constipation

    • The C's of Constipation

    • What Causes Childhood Constipation?

    • Brain-Gut Axis

    • Quiz: Causes of Constipation

  3. 3
    • What Is Normal?

    • What Does a Healthy Poo Look Like?

    • Healthy Poo Chart

    • Quiz: Healthy Poo

  4. 4
    • Kids Are Clever

    • Things to Look out For

    • Signs and Symptoms of Constipation

    • Handy Tip: The Sweetcorn Test

    • Quiz: Signs of Constipation

  5. 5
    • The Impacts of Constipation

    • Soiling Is Not the Child’s Fault

    • The Floppy Bowel of Chronic Constipation

    • Quiz: Soiling Accidents

  6. 6
    • Management of Chronic Constipation: Lisa Smith's Four E's

    • Step 1: Evacuation

    • Step 2: Elimination

    • Step 3: Establish a Healthy Lifestyle

    • Step 4: Educate and Empower

  7. 7
    • Case Study: Constipation

  8. 8
    • Need More Support?

  9. 9
    • Resources Section

    • Downloadable Resource: Healthy Poo Chart

    • Downloadable Resource: How to Sit on the Toilet

    • Downloadable Resource: The Bs of Bowels

    • Downloadable Resource: Yoga Poses

    • Video Resource: Poo Hoo

    • Video Resources: Continence Videos for Young Children