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WOCN Conference 2018

O401 - Slowing the Flow: Dietary, Fluid & Medication Management of the Patient with a High Output Stoma

Jun 5, 2018 9:50am ‐ Jun 5, 2018 10:50am

Standard: $5.00


Managing the high output stoma is a challenge for the patient, the family and the nurse. If the stoma is poorly managed it can lead to local and systemic complications. This session will review the causes and consequences of a high output stoma, then discuss a six step method for a WOC nurse, physician colleague and patient to implement with the goal of achieving stomal output of 1200 mL daily.

Learning Objective:

  • Discuss a Six Step process to be used in collaboration with a physician colleague to guide the patient with a high output stoma to a goal output less than 1200mL per day. ---only one outcome statement will be accepted---


  • Mary Arnold Long, DNP, APRN, CRRN, CWOCN-AP, ACNS-BC, Wound, Ostomy, Continence Clinical Nurse Specialist, Relias

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