Family and Friends Neurogenic Bowel Education Course, 24th August, 2024

June 26, 2024

Family and Friends Neurogenic Bowel Education Course

Date: Saturday 24th August 2024
Venue: National Rehabilitation Hospital, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, A96 RPN4


Course Aims: 

To provide attendees with the knowledge required for the practical care of the neurogenic bowel for individuals living with a spinal cord injury. 

Course Objectives: 

This programme provides information on the theoretical and practical skills needed to support a neurogenic bowel care programme.  This will include a practical workshop on the clinical aspects of performing digital rectal examination (DRE), insertion of a suppository, digital rectal stimulation (DRS), and digital removal of faeces (DRF). The course will also include a session on complications, colostomy and trans-anal irrigation (TAI) in relation to neurogenic bowel dysfunction.  

The workshop is delivered with interactive learning sessions allowing participants to be involved in the learning process to progress their understanding.


Paula Keane, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Edite Forstmane, Spinal Liaison Nurse

Course Information

Registration: 9.30am – including tea and coffee on arrival

Details: Courses run from 10.00am2.00pm. Course starts at 10.00am sharp

*Please allow time for security processing.

Cost: €50 per attendee, including morning tea, coffee and light lunch

Delegates: Suitable for all family, friends and carers of an individual living with spinal cord injury.

Places Available: there are 10 places available on this course

Booking Deadline: Closing date for bookings is 10th August ’24.

How to Book: The online booking form (link below) must be completed, including proof of payment details (bank transfer receipt or purchase order number).

This course is in high demand so a place will only be confirmed when payment is received.

Please note in the event that you are unable to attend the course, a 24-hour cancellation policy applies

Confirmation: Bookings will be confirmed when payment is received – a confirmation email will be issued.

For further information, please contact

Link to Booking Form…. 


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