Rachel Flood Education Program
Advanced Ostomy Education Program
Advanced Ostomy Management is an innovative, on-line education program which provides the health care professional the flexibility to learn at their own pace on their own time. The curriculum is developed by a faculty of health care professionals experienced in caring for people with ostomies.
- Anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal and genitourinary system
- Diseases and conditions related to ostomy formation
- Current surgical procedures related to ostomy development
- Assessment and care of the normal and abnormal stoma and peristomal skin
- Ostomy product selection and application
- Nutritional and pharmaceutical considerations
- Caring for the psychological and social aspects of living with an ostomy
- Ostomy care as part of chronic health and self-managed care
A one week clinical residency conducted at Mount Sinai Hospital provides additional learning opportunity for enhanced knowledge and skills in advanced ostomy care.
Successful graduates will receive a Certificate of Completion in Advanced Ostomy Management.
The March 4, 2013 class is now FILLED.
The next session will be offered September 2013. Please check back on the website for further information.
About the Rachel Flood Education Program
The Rachel Flood Education Program is committed to providing continuing education in the care and support of people and families who live with ostomies. Health-care professionals will learn how to provide evidence supported care through the application of current knowledge, and development of clinical skills in ostomy care, which will enhance independence, dignity and an improved quality of life.
Kathryn Kozell, CNS/Manager
Rachel Education Program
firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-586-4800 extension 8359.