This course covers the basics of bowel ostomies, including common vocabulary associated with ostomies and what kind of bowel ostomies are created. All clinicians will develop a detailed understanding of bowel ostomies and their corresponding supplies and be better equipped to teach using our tips on How to Manage Bowel Ostomies for Patients. Clinicians will also learn how to use our Common Tips for Addressing Mental and Emotional Needs Related to Bowel Ostomies in order to care for the patient as a whole.
Describe an ostomy and common reasons why bowel ostomies are created.
Recognize common vocabulary words related to bowel ostomies.
Differentiate between the 5 types of colostomies and 3 types of ileostomies.
Discuss the Common Tips for Managing Bowel Ostomies for Patients.
Discuss the Common Tips for Addressing Mental and Emotional Needs Related to Bowel Ostomies.