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Principles of Stoma Care

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge and skills in relation to the care of the ostomy patient.

Course Code GCST701
Level 7
Credits 5


Apply knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of surgical diversion associated with the formation of stomas, to patient care.

Critically analyse the psychosocial and long-term issues in the provision of care of the ostomy client.

Critically analyse stoma care and nursing management principles.

Delivered as part of the following programmes