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Recorded Webinar: Ostomy Appliances

Danny Nguyen
Author | Shield HealthCare
01/24/18  10:53 AM PST
Ostomy Appliance

OstomyLife: Choosing the Right Appliance – Presented by Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC of the Wound Care Education Institute has already taken place. However, you can watch a recording of the video.

If you would like to receive your CE Contact Hour for watching this webinar, first head over to the Wound Care Education Institute’s site.

You can only receive your CE Contact Hour by watching the video on the Wound Care Education Institute’s site.

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 to receive the CE Contact Hour 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.

If you would like to watch the webinar without receiving CE credit, you can watch the video on Vimeo here.

Click here for a link to download the webinar outline/handout. The slides from this webinar are property of the Wound Care Education Institute and are not available for download.

Webinar Overview:

Adapting to life with an ostomy is helped by choosing the right appliance and accessories. In this one-hour session, we look at choosing the right products for an ostomate’s stoma placement, skin care needs and lifestyle.

Webinar Objectives:

  1. Discuss at least 5 clinical, physical and social considerations when choosing an ostomy pouching system.
  2. Identify assistive pouching techniques/interventions for skin folds, retracted stoma and soft abdomen.

1 CE Contact Hour Available (Provided by the Wound Care Education Institute)

About Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC of the Wound Care Education Institute

As an RN with over 20 years of wound and ostomy care experience, Joy has practiced in a variety of hospital and home care settings. She is a successful nurse entrepreneur, and is board certified by the WOCN as a CWOCN, and by the NAWCO® as a WCC and OMS. Her informal and down-to-earth teaching methods enable students to learn easily in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. Joy is also the lead instructor for WCEI’s ostomy courses.




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