DOH Accredited CME - 5 hrs (Category 1)

Stars Medical Assistance Center (SMAC) in collaboration with International Interprofessional Wound Care Group (IIWCG), Skin and Stoma Care Workshop is designed for wound and ostomy clinicians (WOCs) and other Healthcare Professionals considering Ostomy Care as a career pathway. This can include any healthcare professional whose patients have to manage stomas. Benefit from learning current management techniques in our Skin and Stoma Care Workshop. Those with stomas worry about skin irritation from urine, stool or their pouching system. This program provides information on how to take care of the stoma and the surrounding skin.



Learning Objectives:

1) Describe the management of inflammatory bowel disease that can lead to a fecal stoma or urinary diversion.

2) Demonstrate preoperative preparation of a patient undergoing a fecal and/or urinary diversion including stoma site marking.

3) Distinguish specific stoma care needs when educating patients and caregivers.

4) Analyze specific management issues related to fecal and urinary diversions

5) Identify measured impact to promote full recovery and adaptation

6) Assess needs of special populations, incorporate identified needs into ostomy Plan of Care

7) Distinguish between peristomal skin conditions and select the associated management strategies.

8) Develop and implement an individualized management plan for the fistula patients


Program Content Outline

Topic 1 - Discuss diseases that lead to Fecal Stoma, Fecal Diversion

Topic 2 - Preoperative Preparation for Patients Undergoing Surgery for Fecal/Urinary Diversion

Topic 3 - Postoperative Nursing Assessment & Management

Topic 4 - Selection of Pouching System

Topic 5 - Patient Education Following Urinary\ Fecal Diversion

Topic 6 - Lifestyle Considerations

Topic 7 - Actual Demonstration on how to educate others in performing stoma care



What’s in it for me?

  • Referenced research from professionally recognized medical websites and organizations.

  • All presentations delivered by qualified, experienced healthcare licensed professionals from International Inter-professional Wound Care Group (IIWCG)

  • DOH accredited Continuing Medical Education (5 CMEs, Category 1)