Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.
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.
DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or WOCN endorsement of any commercial product or service.
To Receive Credit: 1. Complete the activity in its entirety. 2. Complete/submit the posttest and evaluation. 3. Receive a passing score of 70% or more to receive credit. 4. Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.
Program Overview: The session will explore the impact that ostomy surgery and related treatments have on the patient’s sexuality and function. Strategies for successful sexual recovery post-ostomy will be discussed. How WOC nurses can assist patients to achieve sexual recovery will be explored.
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this educational program, the learner should be able to: 1. Explore the effects of ostomy surgery on the patient's sexuality and function. 2. Discuss strategies to enhance sexual recovery post-ostomy.
Disclosures: Cindi Mosher, MSN, RN, ANP, Marilu Dixon, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, CWOCN, CFCN, Marcia Gay-Bales, MSN, FNP, CWOCN, and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.
Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship:
There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.