A Comprehensive View on Ostomy Education: Integration of Technology
Release Date: April 8, 2019 Expiration Date: April 8, 2021
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 continuing nursing education 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 evaluation. 3. Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.
Patient education is a challenge for any new ostomate. During this bite sized learning session, learn about the process that was put in place by the West Virginia University, and how they leveraged technology to make patient education more accessible and impactful.
By utilizing multiple patient education technology platforms during hospitalization, this Level 1 Magnet-recognized Trauma Center saw significantly decreased readmission rates, increased return outpatient visits, and improved collaboration with home health providers.
Learning Objective: Through this program, the learner will be able to utilize effective integration of technology in the WOC practice, while providing their patients with the appropriate resources to continue ostomy education.
The planners for this session reported no relevant relationships with commercial interest organizations.
This presentation was reviewed to ensure no bias was present.
Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship: There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.
BSN, RN, MAHCA,
West Virginia University Medicine