Ostomy Care Series

04-16-2020 08:04

Ostomy Care Series

We have grown our library of free courses with four ostomy courses from Hollister Incorporated, a global leader in ostomy care. Learn about the three main types of ostomies, essential components of a pouching system, how to use common ostomy accessories, and how to take care if issues arise.

Ostomy Care: Overview

Review anatomy of the abdomen, types of ostomies, characteristics of normal stomas, and identify disease processes or injuries that are typically associated with stoma construction.

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Ostomy Care: Pouching Systems

Identify essential components of a pouching system and options for specific cases. Further discussion includes features of the pouching systems, options for barriers, and steps in changing the pouching system.

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Ostomy Care: Problem Solving

Review stoma care, review common issues associated with ostomy care such as skin irritation, discretion of pouch systems, and emptying of pouches. Proper interventions to common concerns will be reviewed.

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Ostomy Care: Education and Resources

Review ostomy management after hospital discharge, learn how to discuss common questions from patients such as diet, exercise, ADL’s, and learn how to guide the patient to resources for after care is provided.

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