Ostomy Care

Ostomy Care 

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with digestive-tract ostomies and how to care for residents who have an ostomy. This course engages learners in the pathophysiology of the diseases that require, or result in, digestive tract ostomies; how ostomies are surgically created; and how to assist a resident in caring for an ostomy. Techniques for creating an environment where residents with ostomies feel comfortable is also presented.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-OSTC

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (8 Match)

California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.

Vendor/Provider # 2000224-740-2;
Approval # 224-0145-32676.

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2
Approval # 224-0145-32615

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Group Homes

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Group Homes.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-730-2
Approval # 224-0145-32565

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO2034229

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-OSTC
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
List at least five organs in the digestive system.
Explain what an ostomy is.
Name the three common types of ostomy procedures.
List at least three reasons for an ostomy procedure.
Locate and identify the Stoma.
Explain the supplies and steps to changing the ostomy pouch.
Name common complications that may result from an ostomy.
Educate someone about lifestyle changes that occur after an ostomy procedure.

Outline:
Hour One I. Introduction i. Learning engagement. Short video on digestive system structure II. The Digestive System a. Mouth b. Esophagus c. Stomach d. Small Intestine e. Large Intestine (Colon) f. Rectum g. Kidney h. Pancreas i. Liver j. Gallbladder III. Urinary System a. Kidneys b. Ureters c. Bladder d. Urethra IV. Introduction to Ostomy Care a. What Is An Ostomy? i. Ostomy position ii. Colostomy iii. Ileostomy iv. Urostomy b. Types of Ostomy i. Colostomy ii. Ileostomy iii. Urostomy iv. Functions of An Ostomy V. Reasons For An Ostomy a. Crohn’s disease b. Cancer c. Physical obstruction d. Traumatic Injury e. Medical necessity f. Diverticulitis g. Birth defects h. Incontinence VI. Ostomy differences a. Urostomy b. Output differences c. Location of stoma VII. Caring for A Resident with an Ostomy a. Providing Privacy VIII. Stoma Care a. Supplies Required for Ostomy Care i. Ostomy Pouch ii. Wafer iii. Closure device iv. Stoma adhesive/paste v. Adhesive remover vi. Odor eliminators vii. Stoma Powder viii. Wound Cleansing Spray b. Ostomy Accessories i. Belts ii. Decorative covers iii. Caps iv. Guards v. Seat belt protectors IX. Learning engagement (true false questions) X. Emptying An Ostomy Bag/Pouch a. Frequency b. Supplies i. Toilet paper ii. Closure device iii. Toilet or dedicated container c. Positioning d. Emptying e. Cleaning the tail f. Urostomy pouch differences XI. Learning engagement (put steps in order) XII. Replacing an ostomy pouch a. Supplies i. Adhesive remover ii. Warm wash cloth iii. Skin cleanser iv. Measuring guide v. Scissors vi. New pouch vii. Wafer viii. Closure device ix. Stoma paste/adhesive b. Positioning c. Remove pouch d. Clean skin e. Skin protectant f. Measure stoma g. Prepare wafer h. Apply wafer and pouch i. Secure tail j. Difference between one and two piece systems XIII. Learning engagement (put steps in order) XIV. Learning engagement (video, “Getting started”) XV. Complications and special considerations a. Odor b. Skin breakdown c. Retracted stoma d. Parastomal hernia e. Prolapsed stoma f. Constipation g. Irrigation h. Cap vs pouch i. Clothing j. Emotional support k. Lifestyle changes i. Diet ii. Hydration iii. Dumping syndrome iv. Constipation v. Flatulents vi. Diet vii. Activity viii. Intimate relationships XVI. Summary

Instructor: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN
Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN, was a subject matter expert for Relias. She has 25 years of healthcare experience in both acute and post-acute healthcare environments. Her experience includes leadership and management across the healthcare spectrum. She has owned and operated an assisted living business. Carlson's clinical practice includes acute care, long-term acute care, home health and hospice. Carlson has served for over a decade in various board positions for State Nursing Associations, including president. She has been a nurse planner for multiple continuing education events and has experience as a leader in the design and implementation of an ANCC-CNE accredited approver unit for a multi-state nursing consortium. Carlson is certified as Critical Care Registered Nurse.    Disclosure: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN
Cynthia McDaniel MSN RN, is a nurse and administrative consultant in long term care. She is the CEO of ElderWise Inc, a senior living consulting and education group. Cynthia has worked as a nurse consultant for the States of Oregon and Washington,  a geriatric care manager, a regional director of clinical operations for a senior living company, and an assistant professor at Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Her research in assisted living focused on the characteristics of residents in assisted living communities and the role of the nurse in assisted living. Cynthia holds a Master's of Science in Nursing from Gonzaga University in nursing education. She is a Fellow of the Sigma Theta Tau/John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy.  Disclosure: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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