Wed, 21 Oct | Legge House Conference Centre

Stoma Care - an Overview

This workshop is suitable for: HCAs / Nurses & GPs. Non-clinical Prescribing Staff are also welcome for relevant parts or all of the day.
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Stoma Care - an Overview

Time & Location

21 Oct 2020, 09:00 – 16:30
Legge House Conference Centre, Church Hill, Wroughton, Swindon SN4 9JS, UK

About the Event

Learning Outcomes / Worshop Objectives

· Revision of the GIT including types of abdominal surgery leading to stoma formation.

· Review the types of stoma and position on the abdomen

· Provide an overview of basic stoma care provision and troubleshooting some common problems encountered

· Discuss prescribing guidelines for stoma appliances and accessories

· Identify medications commonly used in stoma care and when to prescribe

Course Content

· Anatomy and Physiology of the gastrointestinal tract

· Types of stoma

· Surgical procedures

· Appliance types and selection including accessories

· Basic stoma care provision

· Prescribing guidelines and common problems/identifiers for over ordering

· Discussion around medications used in stoma/bowel care


0900-1000 Anatomy and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal tract 1000-1100 Types of surgery and types of stoma 1100-1130 Break 1130-1200 Types of appliances used in stoma care 1200-1300 Basic stoma care and common problems encountered by the patient 1300-1400 Lunch  1400-1500 Prescribing guidelines 1500-1600 Basic problem solving, and common medications used in stoma care 1600-1630 Q & A - close

For further information, please download a copy of the flyer:  Stoma Care - an Overview

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