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Stoma Care

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Nursing and Health Care

Course overview

This course has been developed to provide the learner with knowledge of how and why stomas are used. Learners will gain an understanding of how to care for the stoma within the boundaries of their role.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Personal care props, stoma bags, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing procedures
And the following QCF unit:
Supporting Infection Prevention and Control in Social Care

Course content

What is a stoma?
Reasons for a stoma
Overview of the digestive system
The urinary system
Main causes of deterioration and preventative measures
Roles and responsibilities of care workers
Procedure for changing a stoma appliance
Living with a stoma
Infection control and disposal of waste

Learning outcomes

List reasons a stoma is required
Identify different types of stoma
Demonstrate how to change a stoma bag


3 hours

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