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Parastomal Abscesses: Exploring the Differential Diagnoses and Treatment Options

Date: November 11, 2020

Time: 01:00PM - 02:00PM

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Have you ever removed a wafer only to reveal the patient has an abscess near their stoma? When your patient asks: What caused this? Are you prepared to answer the question? This webinar is designed to educate nurses and advanced practice providers on how to sort through the underlying causes, diagnostic workup and treatment of parastomal abscesses. Boost your clinical acumen by attending this session!

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

  1. The attendee will be able to recognize the clinical presentation of an abscess, and name a minimum of three potential underlying causes.
  2. The attendee will then be able to identify appropriate work up, local and/ or systemic treatments.

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

  • Mrs. Virginia Hanchett, FNP, APRN-BC, DCNP, COCN, CWCN, Program Director and Senior Nurse Practitioner, UR Medicine Ostomy Services, University of Rochester

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

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.