PEC014 - Introduction to Ostomy Care

$36.00
SKU
012-PEC014

This course will provide you information about products that help individuals manage their ostomies following ostomy surgery. Because of the multitude of brands of ostomy products on the market, this course will cover ostomy products in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of ostomy products, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to ostomy product manufacturers. You should complete the courses OWC001a - Overview of Ostomies - Part 1 and OWC001b - Overview of Ostomies - Part 2 before taking this course.

This course will provide you information about products that help individuals manage their ostomies following ostomy surgery. Because of the multitude of brands of ostomy products on the market, this course will cover ostomy products in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of ostomy products, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to ostomy product manufacturers. You should complete the courses OWC001a - Overview of Ostomies - Part 1 and OWC001b - Overview of Ostomies - Part 2 before taking this course.

Learning objectives:

  1. Identify products designed to manage each type of ostomy; 
  2. Explain who would use an ostomy product; 
  3. Explain how certain foods and medication can affect the ostomy patient; 
  4. Provide tips and suggestions on how ostomy patients can safely manage and care for their ostomy.

To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.

Continuing education: VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

 

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