Ostomy Care

The objective of Ostomy Care certification is to provide assurance to the employers by promoting the delivery of safe and effective ostomy and skin management.

This course is designed to demonstrate:

Ostomies – Demographics, Ostomate Bill of Rights, Terminology
Wound Healing - Types of wound closure, Principles of wound management
Anatomy and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal System
Gastrointestinal Ostomies – Types, Surgical procedures, Stoma Assessment, Gastrointestinal Continent Diversions, Gastrointestinal Disorders
Urinary Diversions - Types, Surgical procedures, Stoma Assessment, Continent urinary diversions, Urinary Tract Disorders
Appliances, Pouching and Accessory Products for Stoma Care
Peristomal Skin Complications Associated with Fecal and Urinary Diversions
Stoma Complications Associated with Fecal and Urinary Diversions
Psychosocial Effects of Fecal and Urinary Diversion Surgery
Special Ostomy Procedures - Colostomy Irrigation, Crusting Procedure, Catheterization of an ileal conduit, Special pouching procedures, Troubleshooting Techniques
Tube Management - Gastrointestinal tubes, Nephrostomy, Tracheostomy, Intestinal, Biliary
Fistula Management
Pediatric Patient Ostomy Management

Ostomy Care Certification
(Incl. Tax, Textbook and Certificate)

This is a one-day course.

Please note with groups of 5 or more we could create a class any day starting as early as 9am and ending as late as 9pm.

Students must be Registered Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses or other healthcare professions which practice
(Ostomy Care) within their scope of work.

  January 22
  February 19
  March 20
  April 21
  May 20
  June 19
  July 22
  August 19
  September 21
  October 21
  November 19
  December TBD
Time: 9:30am - 4:00pm
Instructor: TBD