For decades, health care professionals and the general public have had misconceptions about ostomy surgery. Tradition has guided recommendations for ostomy management. With the advent of evidence-based practice, ostomy science has accelerated. This presentation will synthesize themes and findings from current ostomy research about living with a diversion.
Explore myths of ostomy experience and themes of ostomy science research and associated findings.
PhD, RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCN-AP, CRNP, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN,
Professor of Nursing,
Rutgers University School of Nursing-Camden
DNP, RN, NP-C, CWOCN,
Assistant Professor/Director of NP Program,
Indiana University Kokomo