Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.
Contact Hour(s): 0.75
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.
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.
Program Overview: Stoma location, height and shape, and abdominal contours can lead to poor pouch adherence. This course explores a case study about the use of fat grafting to correct pouching issues for select pouching situations. This session will discuss common factors that contribute to a poor wear time, and it will explain the principles of fat grafting as a strategy for improving abdominal contours. The session will also discuss future research opportunities related to the use of fat grafting.
Learning Outcome: The learner will report increased confidence in assessing if fat grafting may be an option for patients with abnormal abdominal plane contours.
Disclosures: The planners and faculty for this program have nothing to disclose unless listed below.
All potential Conflicts of Interest have been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner, Nurse Planner, and Director of Education, and resolved according to the WOCN Society policy to ensure that no bias exists as a result of disclosed relevant financial relationships with Commercial Interest Organizations.
Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship: There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.