Simple and easy method to learn the care of colostomy by top instructor. Certain disease conditions may require surgical intervention to create an opening into the abdominal wall for fecal elimination.
Introduction of the course
Certain disease conditions may require surgical intervention to create an opening into the abdominal wall for fecal elimination. This opening is called a stoma.
At the end of the course the learner would be able to:
- To understand purpose of performing colostomy
- To develop skill in assessing the stoma & surrounding skin
- To develop skill in performing colostomy care
Colostomy is an operation in which an artificial opening is made into the colon on the anterior abdominal wall to permit the escape of faeces and flatus.
A colostomy is a surgical procedure that brings one end of the large intestine out through the abdominal wall. During this procedure, one end of the colon is diverted through an incision in the abdominal wall to create a stoma.