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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To introduce the 15 recommendations of the International Ostomy Guideline (IOG) 2020, covering the four key arenas of education, holistic aspects, and pre- and postoperative care; and to summarize key concepts for clinicians to customize for translation into their practice.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Analyze supporting evidence for the education recommendations in the IOG 2020.
  2. Identify a benefit of the International Charter of Ostomate Rights.
  3. Distinguish concepts related to pre- and postoperative ostomy-related care.
  4. Select a potential barrier to IOG 2020 guideline implementation.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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: ASWC0621
Published: Jun 2021
Expires: 6/2/2023
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Laurent O. Chabal, BSc (CBP), RN, OncPall (Cert), Dip (WH), ET, EAWT: Jennifer L. Prentice, PhD, RN, STN, FAWMA; Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, MS, BSN, ETN, RN, CWON, MAPCWA, FAAN