Ostomy Patient Pre-op Class
Thursday May 23, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Join the Ostomy Care and Management bi-weekly program that will offer psychological support and empathy, as well as reinforce coping skills to promote an optimal quality of life.
WhenThursday May 23, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pre-operative patient education plays an important role in the physical, psychological, economical, social, & familial aspects in the care of Ostomates.
Registration is Free.
To register, please contact the ECH Wound Care Clinic (650) 940–7003
- Bi-Weekly group patient education classes designed to introduce gastro- intestinal and urology patients, as well as their families, to ostomy care and management.
- A board certified wound & ostomy nurse will teach patients what to expect before and after surgery, including a hands-on skills session for ostomy pouch management.
- Discuss expected adjustments following surgery, including psychosocial issues and available resources for patient support after discharge.
- It helps patients and at-home caregivers better manage this medical condition and its accompanying lifestyle changes.