Direct care staff responsible for caring of individuals with intellectual disabilities that includes, supervisors, house managers, QIDPs and Nurses. This course contains some medical terminology.


This session is being presented by Dr. Tracy Aldridge to educate the seriousness of bowel disorders and the signs and symptoms and what to watch for.  This includes:

  • Individuals at Risk
  • Preventive Measures
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Tracking System
  • Program Planning
  • Complications and Obstructions
  • Advanced Signs and Symptoms
  • Recognizing Emergencies

Register for a session by clicking on the date below when available:

Date Time
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Webinar Handout

Bowel Disorders (pdf) - (16 pages) or Bowel Disorders PowerPoint (pdf) - (32 pages)

Webinar Recorded Presentation

To view recorded Bowel Disorders webinar of November 18, 2013.

Continuing Education (CE) Credits

CE credit is offered by the Division of Developmental Disabilities for those participating in this session. The number of CE hours is tied to the actual length of the webinar, rounded up to the nearest 15 minutes (0.25 hour). The presenter will announce the specific amount of CE credit at the conclusion of the webinar. 

QIDPs are eligible for CE credit and the same CE credit is approved for the following professional licenses:

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Nursing Home Administrator(LNHA), Licensed Occupational Therapist (OT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Social Worker (LSW) Licensed Physical Therapist (PT), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Registered Nurse (RN) and Advanced Practice Nurse (APN).

Certificate of Participation and Documentation

No Certificate of Participation will be provided.  See Continuing Education Credits (CEs) for information on how to document participation in these webinars provided under "Documenting CEs."

Contact Information for Assistance

If you have any questions about this webinar event or registration procedure, please contact: or at (217) 557-7516 or at (217) 558-1511.