Ostomy Minute: How to Get a Good Seal Without Skin Residue

Published on March 30, 2018 by Keisha Smith, MA, CWCMS

How can you create a good seal under the skin barrier of an ostomy appliance without leaving residue on the skin? In this one-minute video, WCEI Instructor Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC discusses new products you should explore.

See additional Ostomy Minute videos including:

Is Ostomy Paste an Adhesive?

 

Or view a one-hour, on-demand ostomy management webinar and earn education credit:

Ostomy 101: Key Steps for an Accurate Stoma Assessment

Ostomy: Choosing The Right Appliance

HOW TO: Creating the Seal by Making the Right Choices

Ostomy Buzz

 

Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC  has over 20 years of wound and ostomy care experience within a variety of hospital and home care settings. In addition to teaching wound and ostomy courses for Wound Care Education Institute, she is a successful nurse entrepreneur and inventor of the educational tool Anatomical Aprons by Joy.

Wound Care Education Institute® provides online and onsite courses in Skin, WoundDiabetic and Ostomy Management. Eligible clinicians may sit for the prestigious WCC®, DWC® , NWCC and OMS national board certification exams through the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy®(NAWCO®). For details, see wcei.net.

 

DISCLAIMER: All clinical recommendations are intended to assist with determining the appropriate wound therapy for the patient. Responsibility for final decisions and actions related to care of specific patients shall remain the obligation of the institution, its staff, and the patients’ attending physicians. Nothing in this information shall be deemed to constitute the providing of medical care or the diagnosis of any medical condition. Individuals should contact their healthcare providers for medical-related information.

Keisha Smith, MA, CWCMS
Keisha Smith, MA, CWCMS

Keisha Smith, MA, CWCMS, is a freelance digital marketing consultant who works with clients in healthcare, law and behavioral health. Her specialties include content creation, social media and brand clarity. As an eight-time Wild On Wounds conference staff member and an alumna of WCEI's training program for wound care marketing professionals, she loves the exceptional passion of clinicians who treat wounds. She frequently finds herself advising friends and family to keep their minor wounds warm and moist.

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