{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Predictors of Hospital Readmission in Patients Undergoing Creation of an Intestinal Ostomy

Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. List the most frequently reported reasons for hospital readmission following ileostomy or colostomy creation.
  2. Identify predictors of 30- and 60-day hospital readmission after surgery for ostomy creation.
  3. Select strategies to help mitigate the risk of complications and subsequent hospital readmission following ostomy creation surgery.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate knowledge of predictors of 30- and 60-day hospital readmission in patients undergoing ileostomy or colostomy creation by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 CH
  • NM - BON 2.5 CH
  • SC - BON 2.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.5 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: JWOCN0523
Published: May 2023
Expires: 3/6/2026
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Jill Cox, PhD, RN, APN-c, CWOCN, FAAN; Rachele Isip, MS, RN, APN-c, CWOCN; Mary Reid, MS, RN, APN-c, CWOCN; Devin Hulme, BSN, RN; Andrew Marra, BS
Topics: Ostomy , Readmissions