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Ostomy Workshop: Building a Foundation from UNMC

Thursday, April 20, 2023
8:00 am4:30 pm
UNMC Truhlsen Campus Event Center - 619 S. 42nd Street, Omaha, NE 68105

The NE affiliate of the WOCN Society brings you an exciting 2-day event!

Ostomy Workshop: Building a Foundation on Thursday, April 20
4th Annual Pursuit to Excellence: Wound, Ostomy and Continence Management on Friday, April 21

Target Audience: Nurses and other health care professionals involved in ostomy care.

Learning Objectives:
-Create a discharge plan incorporating strategies for effective ostomy education with patients utilizing resources for a smooth transition between settings or home.
-Devise a care plan when assessing ostomy complications involving poor stoma location, high output, peristomal breakdown, ischemia, retraction, parastomal hernia, prolapse, or other common challenges as derived from case scenarios and role play application.
-Demonstrate detailed ostomy documentation based on your assessment including pouching system, accessories, stoma size, output, stoma and peristomal appearance, and when to refer or notify the surgeon.
-Differentiate types of ostomies during your assessment while considering ostomy appliance selection and other accessories.

Space is limited and registration will close on April 10, 2023.
Cost is $125

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