Developmental readiness for independent toileting

This short course is the first part of the toddler toilet learning module for the toddler specialist consultant training pathway.

This short course includes the lessons:

  • Physical and biological readiness: detrusor muscle control
  • Physical and biological readiness: Control of external urethral sphincter
  • Physical and biological readiness: Control of anal sphincter
  • Physical ability to manage own clothes and access to toilet
  • Physical and biological factors: Circadian maturity
  • Neurological and psychological factors: stages of competence
  • Neurological and psychological factors: Ability to identify other internal body sensations
  • Neurological and psychological factors: Searching for privacy
  • Neurological and psychological factors: Follows 2 or 3 step instructions
  • Neurological and psychological factors: Requests nappy changes
  • Emotional aspects of toilet learning
  • False signs of readiness
  • Physical and biological factors: Appropriately sized bladder

In this you will look at the various factors that determine readiness for toilet learning. This builds on your understanding of the science of toilet learning.

Prerequisites: The science of toilet learning short course

Relevant prior learning: It is not necessary to complete the following courses prior to this course, however doing so will give you a good grounding in the relevant background areas.
Core module 3: An introduction to physiology and biochemistry.
Core module 6: An introduction to sensory regulation bundle, especially short course “The interoceptive sense”

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Course Includes

  • 3 Sections
  • 21 Lessons