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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a study examining the clinical outcomes of patients who have temporary ostomies in three Veterans Health Administration hospitals.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Summarize evidence about temporary ostomies relevant to this retrospective study.
  2. Identify the results of the study, including indications and type of ostomy, health-related quality of life, time to reversal, reasons for non-reversal, postoperative complications, and mortality in the follow up period.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JWOCN1118A
Published: Nov/Dec 2018
Expires: 12/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Mohammed Iyoob Mohammed Ilyas, MBBS, MS, MRCS; David A. Haggstrom, MD; Melinda A. Maggard-Gibbons, MD, MSHS; Christopher S. Wendel, MS; Susan Rawl, PhD, RN; Christian Max Schmidt, MD, PhD, MBA; Clifford Y. Ko, MD; Robert S. Krouse, MD
Categories: Gastrointestinal , Oncology