Webinar: Ostomy 101 — Five Key Steps for an Accurate Stoma Assessment

Sarah McIlvaine
Author | Shield HealthCare
10/11/16  4:02 PM PST
stoma assessment

This webinar has already taken place. 

You can view the webinar recording and find the webinar handout here.

Join Shield HealthCare and the Wound Care Education Institute on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 for a free webinar on:

Ostomy 101: Five Key Steps for an Accurate Stoma Assessment — featuring Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC Clinical Instructor

From the novice to the well-seasoned veteran, this hour-long session will provide a step-by-step approach for conducting the perfect stoma assessment.

Webinar Objectives

Upon conclusion participants will be able to: 

  • Define key terminology used in ostomy management 
  • Identify five clinical characteristics assessed during a stomal and peristomal skin assessment

1 CE Contact Hour is available through the Wound Care Education Institute.

For more information about how to receive CE credit, please click here.

If you would like more specific instructions on signing up for this webinar, or you need help troubleshooting issues during the webinar’s presentation, please click here.

Who should attend?

Clinicians that are interested in ostomy care or work directly with ostomy patients, including: LPN, RN, NP, PT, PTA, OT, OTA, Nurse Managers, Treatment Nurses.

Who is eligible to receive Continuing Education Credits (CE Contact Hours):

NURSE: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14094 for 1.0 contact hours. Certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of 4 years after course completion.

PHYSICAL THERAPIST: The Wound Care Education Institute is an approved Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor, License 216.00157 by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Certificate. Must be retained by the licensee for a period of 5 years after course completion.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST: The Wound Care Education Institute is an approved Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor, License number 224.000140 by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of 5 years after course completion.

 


About Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC Clinical Instructor

Joy is a nurse entrepreneur with twenty years of experience working in a variety of hospital and in-home care settings. A graduate of the Emory University WOCN program, she has been certified as a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence nurse since 2002. She is board certified by the WOCN as a CWOCN and by the NAWCO as an OMS.

We hope you will join this informative webinar on October 18!

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I had emergency ostomy surgery last march. I have a peristomal hernia the size of a breast. Is that normal?
Manny
Unfortunately, hernias can often occur following ostomy surgery.
 
We definitely recommend speaking to your surgeon about the issue, but additionally ...


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