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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the care of patients with a colostomy in the home care setting.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the indications for a colostomy and the choice of stoma and skin barriers.
  2. Discuss education strategies for a patient with a colostomy.
  3. Summarize nutritional considerations for patients with a colostomy.
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: HHCN0319
Published: Mar/Apr 2019
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Linda Berti-Hearn, MSN, RN, CWOCN; Brenda Elliott, PhD, RN, CNE
Topics: Colostomy , Ostomy