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Slow Down: Management of the High Output Ileostomy

‐ Aug 19, 2020 2:00pm

Credits: None available.

High-output ileostomy care can be a challenge, regardless of the care setting. Involving the individual, the individual’s significant other(s) as well as an interdisciplinary health care team is imperative for appropriate care management. This webinar seeks to provide a richer knowledge of the pathophysiology of the gastrointestinal system, specific signs and symptoms to help identify when acute medical care is needed, and some preventative and management strategies. Pharmacological care will be included.

Learning Outcomes:

Learners will report increased confidence in their knowledge of complications associated with high output ileostomies and ability to apply management strategies, and/or 80% of learners will report at least one preventative management strategy for high output ileostomies [in the open-ended question in the evaluation about what they plan to do differently].

Accreditation Statement

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): This activity awards 1.00 Contact Hours with 0.25 hours of Pharmacology credit.

Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC nurses, and/or care for patients with WOC conditions.

To Receive Credit:

  • Complete the activity in its entirety.
  • Complete/submit the online evaluation.
  • Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. 

Disclosures: The planners and faculty for this activity have no relevant relationships with ANCC/ACCME-defined ineligible companies to disclose, unless listed below. All relevant relationships with ineligible companies were mitigated according to the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education.

Disclosure of Commercial Support: This is a recording of a live webinar that was supported by an educational grant from Hollister.

DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or WOCN Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.





  • 1.00 - Contact Hours
  • 0.25 - Pharmacology