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OST265 - Ostomy Care & The Use of Convexity

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The purpose of this presentation is to enable the nurse to understand basics of using convexity in an ostomy pouching system: rationale for use, assessments required, types of convexity and management strategies.

After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
Describe indications for use of convexity.
Discuss the types of assessment that lead to effective use of convexity.
Identify types of convexity and intervention approaches.

This content is delivered as an enduring material activity which is provider-directed, learner-paced and consists of handouts and test questions. To receive contact hours, the participant must complete all learning activities including the entire online program, an assessment quiz with a passing score of 80% and the course evaluation. Following completion of these materials, the participant is able to print the certificate of completion

Bonnie Sue Rolstad, MS, RN, CWOCN

1.0 contact hour awarded.
WEB WOC Continuing Education Program is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The presenter and planning committee reported no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests related to this content. They further disclosed that no off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devices are discussed in this presentation.

Acknowledgement is given to the following development team for this 1 hour continuing education offering: JoAnn Ermer-Seltun, MS, RN, ARNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN; Debra Netsch, DNP, RN, CNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN; Bonnie Sue Rolstad, MS, RN, CWOCN; Joshua Rolstad, BS

Contact Hours will be awarded from 2-6-2017 through 2-5-2020. No contact hours will be awarded to participants who submit evaluation forms and post-tests after this date.

This presentation is made possible by an unrestricted education grant from Hollister Incorporated.
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