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 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 posttest and evaluation.
Receive a passing score of 70% or more to receive credit.
Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.
Program Overview: Dehydration is a very common problem encountered by a person with a fecal diversion, specifically the person with a small bowel diversion and ranks high as a reason for hospital readmission. This session will review the suspected etiologies of high output via a fecal diversion and the systemic, dietary and pouching system management interventions to allow the attendee to develop a plan of care for the patient with high ostomy output.
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this educational program, the learner should be able to:
List three etiologies that contribute to high ostomy output.
Discuss the interventions to develop a plan of care for the patient with high ostomy output.
Disclosures: Lea Tchato, CWON, Marilu Dixon, RN, CWOCN, CFCN, 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.
Any potential conflict of interest has been vetted according to policy and the determination was made that no conflict existed. The following have disclosed a potential conflict of interest: Janice C. Colwell, MS, RN, CWOCN, FAAN, Commercial Interest: ConvaTec Inc., Relationship: Consultant; Commercial Interest: Hollister Incorporated, Relationship: Consultant
Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship: There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.
RN, MS, APRN, CWOCN, FAAN,
Ostomy & Wound Care Advanced Practice Nurse,
University of Chicago Medicine