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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Select one epidemiological feature of rectal prolapse.
  2. Identify the pathophysiology of rectal prolapse.
  3. Explain the management of a patient with rectal prolapse.
  4. Identify important components of discharge instructions for a patient who has had a rectal prolapse reduced in the emergency department.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate competency in clinical reasoning regarding the evaluation and management of a geriatric patient with rectal prolapse by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH
  • NM - BON 2.0 CH
  • SC - BON 2.0 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: AENJ1022B
Published: Oct/Dec 2022
Expires: 9/5/2025
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Kanah May Lewallen, DNP, GNP-BC, AGPCNP-BC