(O405) WOCN Ostomy Guidelines Update

  • Room: Grand Ballroom C1-2 (Grand Ballroom Level)
  • Session Number:O405
Tuesday, June 09, 2015: 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
/ CEU Credits:1


Margaret Goldberg
Wound Care Consultant
Delray Wound Treatment Center


This session will be a examination of the evidence base for ostomy practice through the updated  WOCN ostomy guideline. Discussion will include the inclusion of urinary ostomies and comparison will be made to the 2009 guideline with areas of change or increased evidence highlighted.   Utilization of the new guidelines and implementation into practice will be described.


Learning Objectives

The participant will be able to:
1. Review evidence base for ostomy practice. 2. Describe new areas of information of updated ostomy guidelines.