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Urostomy Stoma Care

presented by Amanda Fay, MSN, RN

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Financial: Amanda Fay receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. She has no other financial interests.

Nonfinancial: Amanda Fay is an employee of Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire.

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Assessment of a stoma for an ileal conduit is a necessary procedure for determining a plan of care for a patient requiring stoma care. In this training, we'll review the equipment and procedures for performing an assessment on a stoma for an ileal conduit, as well as how to care for a patient with a urostomy and ileal conduit stoma. This course includes

- Video demonstrations of procedures
- Downloadable procedure guide PDFs
- Tips and best practices for performing these procedures in the home

Nursing staff and physician assistants conducting the assessment must consider treatment of skin irritation from an ill-fitting pouching device, as well as any allergies the patient may have to adhesives commonly used in the procedure.
This course was reviewed by Danielle Pierotti, RN, PhD, CENP, to ensure the content meets current professional guidelines and best evidence-based practices.

Meet Your Instructor

Amanda Fay, MSN, RN

Amanda Fay is a clinical education and evidence-based practice educator, MSN, and RN with more than 21 years of nursing and education experience. She is an innovator with a passion for creating engaging, relevant programs that support individuals' reaching their highest potential in both personal and professional domains. In Amanda's current role as a clinical…

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1. Introduction

This chapter includes an introduction to urostomy stoma care, information on all of the equipment needed for these procedures, and recommended infection control policies.

2. Urostomy Stoma Care

This chapter will provide a step-by-step procedure guide and video demonstration of urostomy stoma care for an ileal conduit.

3. Tips, Precautions, and Care Considerations

This chapter provides tips and considerations for performing these skills in the home.

4. Documentation Guidelines

This chapter provides recommendations on what to note when documenting for patients receiving stoma care.

5. Patient Education

This chapter provides information on what education the patient needs to support self-management of their care.

6. Quiz and Bibliography

This chapter includes learning assessment questions to assess the learner’s knowledge of skills covered in this course. A bibliography of referenced material is also included.

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