Date: Not scheduled yet.
Time: 08:30AM - 04:30PM
Location: Philips Beth Israel School of Nursing, 776 6th Ave. @ 27th Street 3rd floor NY, NY 10001
Contact Hours: 7.2
Ostomy care has evolved as we have developed more and more evidence based approaches to holistic care for these patients. This program will offer the nurse an opportunity to hone assessment skills, identify evidence based principles of ostomy and tube management ,with the plan to improve patient outcomes.
Purpose: The purpose of this educational offerring is to provide the nurse with a knowledge base to provide evidence- based nursing care for patients with Ostomies, Fistulas, and Tubes across the continuum of care.
Objectives: On completion of this learning program the participant will be able to:
- Identify the key assessment parameters when considering a pouching system.
- Identify the principles and concepts of stoma management.
- Discuss the main psychosocial concerns of patients with living with ostomies, draining fistulas, and drains / tubes.
- Identify and describe the management of common peristomal and stomal complications.
- Discuss complications and management of tubes such as enteral feeding tubes, percutaneous biliary and nephrostomy tubes.
- Describe the management of patients with enterocutaneous fistulas.
Jane Ellen Barr, RN, MSN, ANP, CWOCN
Jane Barr is an internationally and nationally known wound care specialist who has presented and published on a variety of wound care topics. She is a member of advisory boards for Wound Management and teaches at the Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing as an Associate Professor with specialty in wound, ostomy and continence related health problems. Her dynamic style promotes critical thinking and encourages practice based on evidence from research.
Phone: Call 212-614-6177 or 6175 to register with check or money order.
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Fax #: 212-614-6109
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