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Course code

GCST701

Level

7

Credits

5.0

Estimated hours

50.0

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge and skills in relation to the care of the ostomy patient.

Learning outcomes

Apply knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of surgical diversion associated with the formation of stomas, to patient care.

Critically analyse the psychosocial and long-term issues in the provision of care of the ostomy client.

Critically analyse stoma care and nursing management principles.