Mar 31, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 205O - Ostomy Care

5 unit(s)
A theory-based course incorporating both simulation and skills for the learning of selected disorders of the gastrointestinal and genitourinary systems and practice of specialized psychomotor and cognitive skills used to assess and manage fecal and urinary diversions, continent diversions, fistulas, and percutaneous tubes.

Lecture 4 hours; Laboratory 2 hours.

Prerequisite(s): RN with a minimum of a Baccalaureate degree and at least one year of clinical nursing experience post RN licensure.
Grading: Letter Graded

Note(s): The course consists of 60 hours of didactic learning and 40 hours of practicum. Duration of the didactic portion is five weeks but practicum can be completed within six months upon completion of the didactic portion.  Students are required to achieve a final score of at least 80% on the didactic portion and a passing credit in practicum.  Upon completion of all the requirements, students will be eligible to take the ostomy specialty exam offered by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB). 

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