Video/Supplemental Material: Ostomy 101 Webinar-Stoma Assessment

Aimee Sharp
Author | Shield HealthCare
10/19/16  3:39 PM PST

For anyone who missed or would like to review our recent “Ostomy 101 — Five Key Steps for an Accurate Stoma Assessment” webinar, presented by and featuring Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC Clinical Instructor of the Wound Care Education Institute – you can find the recording and supplemental material below! If you’d like to receive CE credit for watching this webinar, do not play the video above – read the instructions below.*

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.

You can find the handout we distributed to attendees of this webinar here.

You can find the stoma sizing guide pdf here.

*To receive CE Credit for watching this webinar, first head over to the Wound Care Education Institute’s site. You cannot receive CE credit by watching the video above.

Once on this webinar’s page on WCEI’s site, you can register and then view the recorded webinar. On the first page, you will notice that it says the cost receive the CE credit is $10. For viewers coming through Shield HealthCare, we are able to offer a special code that will waive that fee. The code is: SHIELDWEB

After you have created an account and used the above code, you will be able to watch the video for free. After viewing, WCEI will email an evaluation to you. Once you complete the evaluation, your CE will be emailed to you automatically.

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