American Nurse Today - Teaching Ostomy Patients to Regain Their Independence

Provides registered nurses with information to help them better care for patients with ostomies.

Objectives:

  • Differentiate types of ostomies.
  • Discuss care of an ostomy, including how to choose the correct pouching system.
  • Recall at least three ostomy complications.
  • List pre-discharge patient education topics for those with an ostomy.
Website: 
http://nursingworld.org/mods/mod458/ostomyfull.htm