Stoma Care

Stoma Care


Who is this course aimed at?

For those working with people living with stomas

Course Aims

To be able to care for those who have undergone colostomy surgery

Learning Outcomes

  • Know what colostomy surgery is
  • Be aware of the indications for the procedure
  • Recognise the different types of colostomy
  • Know how to care for people immediately post-surgery
  • Know how to replace a colostomy bag
  • Understand how to irrigate a stoma
  • Recognise the nutritional needs of those with stomas
  • Be aware of the medication needs of those with stomas
  • Know how to care for the stoma site
  • Understand how colostomy surgery can affect mental health
  • Be aware of common complications of colostomy surgery

Course available as

Face to Face
Course Length: 3 Hours

Contact Us

For more information, or to book any of our courses, please contact us on 01706 375578