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Slow Down: Management of the High Output Ileostomy

Date: August 19, 2020

Time: 01:00PM - 02:00PM

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High-output ileostomy care can be a challenge, regardless of the care setting. Involving the individual, the individual’s significant other(s) as well as an interdisciplinary health care team is imperative for appropriate care management. This webinar seeks to provide a richer knowledge of the pathophysiology of the gastrointestinal system, specific signs and symptoms to help identify when acute medical care is needed, and some preventative and management strategies. Pharmacological care will be included.

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

  1. Identify complications associated with high output ileostomies.
  2. Explain complication management strategies, including pharmacology.

This webinar is supported by an educational grant from Hollister. The WOCN® Society does not endorse specific products and services.

  • Rose W. Murphree, DNP, RN, CWOCN, CFCN, Assistant Clinical Professor, Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
  • Kelly Jaszarowski, MSN, RN, CNS, CWOCN, WOCN Past President

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 (includes .25 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.