CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers Task 133354721
Assist with ostomy care.
Assistance should include
- identification of different types of ostomies
- skin care
- care and emptying of appliance
- description of output.
- Why does the location of the ostomy determine the consistency of the stool?
- What factors are important to note?
- What are the signs and symptoms of skin breakdown around the ostomy site?
- Why is it important to maintain skin integrity, and how would you do this?
- How often should ostomy devices be changed?
- How often should the ostomy bag be emptied, and how would you do this?
- What documentation is required for ostomy care?