Ostomy Care Challenges: Obesity, Hernias, Skin Issues and More Webinar


Recorded Webinar: Ostomy Care Challenges - Obesity, Hernias, Skin Issues and More

Please Note: No CE Contact Hour is available for watching our recorded webinar here.

If you would like to receive 1 CE Contact Hour for watching this recorded webinar, you must view it on the Wound Care Education Institute's website. Here is the link: https://www.wcei.net/courses/calendar/webinars?webinarid=1072 (Use SHIELDWEB as your code to waive the $10 fee)

From intra- and post-operative care to daily management, an individual’s body shape, weight and skin integrity can create additional challenges for many patients and their healthcare team. In this FREE recorded webinar, we identify solutions for moist skin, skin folds, pouching over irregular skin contours when managing obesity or hernias, and more.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify products to help maintain a consistent seal on uneven skin surfaces
  2. Identify products to assist with pouching and managing a peristomal hernia
  3. Identify common peristomal skin complications and treatments
  4. Describe colostomy irrigation as an alternative for colostomy patients

Joy HooperPresented by Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC with the Wound Care Education Institute

As an RN with over 20 years of wound and ostomy care experience, Joy has practiced in a variety of hospital and home care settings. She is a successful nurse entrepreneur, and is board certified by the WOCN as a CWOCN, and by the NAWCO® as a WCC and OMS. Her informal and down-to-earth teaching methods enable students to learn easily in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. Joy is the lead instructor of WCEI's Ostomy program.

Disclosures: Joy Hooper, BSN, RN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC, is manager of MedicalCraft, LLC, an ostomy education company and owner of Community Ostomy/Wound Clinic. She discloses that she has received gifts and is on the advisory panel for Safe N Simple.

The planners of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.


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