Continence and Ostomy Care

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Online Learning with CE Contact Hours

Online Learning with CE Contact Hours

Coloplast Online Learning is an educational program for healthcare professionals working in the continence and ostomy clinical space. The program aims to expand knowledge of the clinical space and improve treatments around the world. It is part of our ongoing dedication to education. Click here to learn more
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Online Learning - Continence

Clean Intermittent Catheterization – 1 CE credit

 

 

Author: Amy Dannels-McClure, RN, ND­­­­­­­­­­­

Clinical Consultant

Coloplast, Corp.

 

BIO

Amy is an advanced practice nurse who is currently working as a clinical consultant within the industry of continence care.  She brings with her an extensive background in continence care for people with neurogenic bowel and bladders both clinically and within the research realm for the past 15 years.  Amy’s passion for maximizing outcomes and improving quality of life enables her to provide training and education to clinicians and patients within many different clinical settings impacted by neurogenic bowel and bladders.

 

Learning Objectives

-List in order the primary organs of the Genitourinary (GU) System

-Name the two main functions of the GU System

-List two types of intermittent catheters available for CIC

-List the 3 different classifications intermittent catheters

-Define urinary incontinence and urinary retention

-List the step-by-step clean intermittent catheterization for both males and females

 

Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections – 1 CE credit

 

 

Author: Sharon Osgood BSN, RN, CWOCN

Clinical Consultant

Coloplast Corp.

 

BIO

Sharon has been Board Certification as a WOC nurse since 1980. She has provided care and education to patients with wound/ ostomy/ continence management needs in the Hospital, Home Care and Hospice settings.  She now provides educational support to clinicians and other health care providers across the country.

 

Learning Objectives:

-Discuss the regulatory and clinical guidelines related to the problem of      catheter associated urinary tract infections

-List 3 preventive strategies that may help reduce the risk of developing a catheter associated urinary tract infection

-Describe alternative solutions to an indwelling urinary catheter

 

Male Bladder Management – 1 CE credit

 

 

Author: Sharon Osgood BSN, RN, CWOCN

Clinical Consultant

Coloplast Corp.

 

BIO

Sharon has been Board Certification as a WOC nurse since 1980. She has provided care and education to patients with wound/ ostomy/ continence management needs in the Hospital, Home Care and Hospice settings.  She now provides educational support to clinicians and other health care providers across the country.

 

The learner will be able to:

1. Describe the anatomy of the male urinary system

2. Identyfy three main conditions of the prostate gland

3. Discuss 3 management options for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)

4. List 3 diagnostic tests used to identify BPH

5. Identify 3 types of products used in managing voiding issues related to BPH

 

Online Learning - Ostomy Care

 

Ostomy Basics:  Pre & post-operative management – 1 CE Credit

 

 

Author: Maggie Bork BSN, RN, CWOCN

Clinical Consultant

Coloplast Corp.

 

BIO

Maggie attended the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse Education Program at Emory University in Atlanta.  Now over 25 years later, Maggie has developed educational programs, published articles related to ostomy management, conducted clinical research and lectures extensively throughout the country on ostomy management. 

 


Learning Objectives:

-Describe the anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal tract

-List the components of the urinary tract

-Discuss topics to include during the pre-operative and post-operative teaching period

-List the characteristics and management considerations for an ileostomy, colostomy & urostomy

 

Ostomy Challenges:  Beyond the Basics– 1 CE Credit

 

Author: Maggie Bork BSN, RN, CWOCN

Clinical Consultant

Coloplast Corp.

 

BIO

Maggie attended the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse Education Program at Emory University in Atlanta.  Now over 25 years later, Maggie has developed educational programs, published articles related to ostomy management, conducted clinical research and lectures extensively throughout the country on ostomy management. 


Learning Objectives:

-Define peristomal moisture-associated skin damage

-List 2 types of medical adhesive related skin injuries

-Give 2 reasons the location of a stoma may make management of an ostomy more difficult

 

The Patient with an Ostomy:  Stoma and Peristomal Challenges– 1 CE Credit

 

Author: Nena Wilen BSN, RN, CWOCN

Clinical Consultant

Coloplast Corp.

 

BIO

Nena Wilen joined Coloplast as a clinical consultant in December 2017.  She has practiced as a certified wound, ostomy, continence nurse since 2008, receiving her education through the webWOC Nursing Education Program.  She started the Wound and Ostomy Services department at her hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient services for wound and ostomy patients.  She has a passion for nurse education, especially related to ostomy care; her belief is that the more people educated on caring for people with ostomies, the more advocates ostomates will have throughout their journey.

 


Learning Objectives:

-Name four stoma challenges

-List four management strategies for stoma challenges

-Name four peristomal challenges

-List four management strategies for peristomal challenges

 

Please contact Coloplast Academy at CProfessional_US@coloplast.com for more information.

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