Assisting with Ostomy Care

Assisting with Ostomy Care

In this course, you will have an overview of ostomies and stomas. Additionally, you will learn how to care for an ostomy.

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  • Lessons: 5
  • Number of tests: 2
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 129
What you will learn
  • Describe an ostomy and a stoma
  • List the types of ostomies
  • Describe basic ostomy care
  • Describe how to empty an ostomy
  • Describe how to change the ostomy appliance
  • Outline possible ostomy problems and how to deal with them
  • Outline what to observe and document about ostomies


    • Introduction to Assisting with Ostomy CareIntroduction to Assisting with Ostomy Care
    • 3 mins
    • What is an OstomyWhat is an Ostomy
    • 6 mins
    • Basic Ostomy CareBasic Ostomy Care
    • 25 mins
    • Ostomy ProblemsOstomy Problems
    • 18 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 2 mins
    • Observation and DocumentationObservation and Documentation
    • 5 mins
    • Exam - Assisting with Ostomy Care Exam - Assisting with Ostomy Care
    • 15 mins

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