Free eLearning course for Health and Social Care Professionals

Free eLearning course ‘Constipation Assessment and Management in Palliative Care’, now available on The Palliative Hub – Learning Platform

The course is designed to build knowledge and skills required to effectively assess and manage constipation in people with life-limiting conditions who are receiving hospice care. The skills developed will ensure learners are able to practice in line with the best available evidence. The eLearning course contains 6 short modules, videos, quizzes, case studies, and links to further resources. Learners can progress through the contents and materials provided independently and at their own pace, additionally learners will be encouraged to discuss the content with colleagues and use the sessions as a prompt to reflect on their own clinical practice. A minimum of 3 hours is recommended to complete the course. To access this free online course simply register with The Palliative Hub – Learning Platform.

To learn more about this course and how it was developed you can visit The Palliative Hub/Research Project or watch this short video (90 seconds): Link

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care highly recommend health and social care professionals wishing to build capacity in constipation assessment and management complete this course. If you have any questions, please contact

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
16th Mar, 2021
Expiry Date
16th May, 2021