Pharmacological Management of the Individual with a High Output Stoma

Date: August 28, 2019

Time: 01:00PM - 02:00PM

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Session Description:
Individuals may experience high stomal output for several reasons. This may result in readmission with dehydration and/or kidney injury. Preventing readmission and preserving kidney function in these patients requires accurate I and O recording –of stool and urine. The purpose of this webinar is to provide the clinician with tools to develop plans for pharmacological management to support nutrition and hydration management (discussed in the August 14 Webinar) to aid with output management to prevent dehydration, to prevent kidney injury, and to improve the quality of life for these patients.

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this educational program, the learner should be able to:

  • Apply step-by-step Pharmacological Interventions to decrease the output from a high output stoma
  • Discuss the risk and benefits of select medications used for management of high stoma output

This webinar is supported by B. Braun Medical. The WOCN® Society does not endorse specific products and services.


Credit Information:
Nurses – ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.

Contact Hour(s): 1.00, which includes 1.00 hour(s) of pharmacology credit

DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or WOCN Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.

Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.

To Receive Credit:

  • Complete the activity in its entirety
  • Complete/submit the online evaluation
  • Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account


The planners and faculty for this program have nothing to disclose unless listed below. All potential Conflicts of Interest have been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner, Nurse Planner, and Director of Education, and resolved according to the WOCN Society policy to ensure that no bias exists as a result of disclosed relevant financial relationships with Commercial Interest Organizations.

· Mary Arnold Long, DNP, APRN, CRRN, CWOCN-AP, ACNS-BC: Molnlycke – Consultant/Speakers bureau

· Matt Widanski, PharmD: Nothing to disclose