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Video: Ostomy Care Challenges – Obesity, Hernias, Skin Issues and More (Recorded Webinar)

Danny Nguyen
Author | Shield HealthCare
08/21/19  1:30 PM PST
Ostomy Care Challenges: Obesity, Hernias, Skin Issues and More Recorded Webinar

Ostomy Care Challenges: Obesity, Hernias, Skin Issues and More – Presented by Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC with the Wound Care Education Institute has already taken place. However, you can watch a recording of the webinar.

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.

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:

From intra- and post-operative care to daily management, an individual’s body shape, weight and skin integrity can create additional challenges for many patients and their healthcare team. In this FREE webinar, we identify solutions for moist skin, skin folds, pouching over irregular skin contours when managing obesity or hernias, and more.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify products to help maintain a consistent seal on uneven skin surfaces
  2. Identify products to assist with pouching and managing a peristomal hernia
  3. Identify common peristomal skin complications and treatments
  4. Describe colostomy irrigation as an alternative for colostomy patients

1 CE Contact Hour Available (Provided by the Wound Care Education Institute, a Relias LLC company)

Joy Hooper

About Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC with 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 the lead instructor of WCEI’s Ostomy program.

Disclosures: Joy Hooper, BSN, RN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC, is manager of MedicalCraft, LLC, an ostomy education company and owner of Community Ostomy/Wound Clinic. She discloses that she has received gifts and is on the advisory panel for Safe N Simple.

The planners of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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