Ostomy Made Easy

Webinar Topic: Ostomy

Speaker: Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC, AWCC

CE Credit(s): 1

Length: 60 minutes

Price: 10

Webinar Description:
The construction of an intestinal stoma can be associated with multiple complications and should not be considered a trivial undertaking. The healthcare team caring for these patients should be cognizant that education plays an important role in the effectiveness of health-related outcomes related to caring for ostomies.

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.

Disclosures 

  • 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.
  • This educational activity is supported by Convatec.‚Äč

Webinar Learning Objectives:

  • Define the difference between a colostomy and an ileostomy.
  • State how an ileal conduit stoma is created. 
  • Describe how to individualize patient teaching based on ostomy appliance and patient’s educational level.
  • Identify common causes and solutions for pancaking

Course Originally Released on: 8/8/2023
Date of Most Recent Review: 8/8/2023
Course Termination/Update Date: 8/31/2026

 

Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
As a Jointly Accredited organization, Relias LLC is accredited to offer dietetic continuing education by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The CDR is an associate member of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.
 
Dietetics-related continuing education from Relias LLC, regardless of target profession, is acceptable, if the learning relates to the Competencies/Performance Indicators (PIs) on the learner's Step 1 Learning Plan.
 
Relias LLC is a licensed physical therapy continuing Education sponsor (#216.000290) by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Certificates must be retained by the licensee for a period of 5 years after course completion. Please check with your state for prior approval.

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