OSTOMY: How To- creating the seal by making the right choices
Speaker: Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC, AWCC, Clinical Instructor
Achieving a leak-proof seal between the skin barrier and the abdominal skin surrounding the stoma is the cornerstone of ostomy management. This session will focus on assessment, interventions, and techniques for choosing the right ostomy products for creating dry surfaces, contour management, securement and peristomal skin protection. (Note: this session contains various brand name product reviews)
Target Audience: Nurses, physical therapists, dietitians, and other healthcare professionals interested in wound care.
About the Speaker:
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 WOCNCB 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 our Ostomy.
- Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC, AWCC, faculty for this educational event, disclosed that she is on the clinical advisory board for SafeNSimple and Stomagienics, and a consultant for Stomagienics. All relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
- None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Webinar Learning Objectives:
Course Originally Released on: 4/8/2021
- Identify key considerations for choosing an ostomy pouching system to provide a leak proof seal
- Identify 3 or more interventions for abdominal contour management
Date of Most Recent Review: 4/8/2021
Course Termination/ Update Date: 4/30/2024
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