CoN Virtual Lab
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- Caring for the Stoma, Caring for the Patient: Enterostomal Therapy NursingThis program is for enterostomal therapy nurses; wound, ostomy, and continence nurses; and others who will care for patients after ostomy surgery. There is no doubt that a colostomy or ileostomy can be a life-changing event. It will be your job to care for the stoma, and for the emotions of the patient who must adjust after surgery. Briefly reviews the digestive system and several kinds of ostomies, typical medical conditions that may lead a surgeon to create an ostomy, post-operative and daily care for an ostomy, and how this may differ for various ostomies. Discusses helping the patient prepare for discharge and their new life.
- Gastrointestinal SystemAfter viewing this video, you should be able to: ask the necessary questions to obtain a GI system health history, prepare the patient for an abdominal examination, inspect the patient's abdomen, auscultate both bowel and other sounds, including bruits, percuss the patient's abdomen, liver, and spleen, palpate the patient's abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, and abdominal aorta, palpate for rebound tenderness, assess for costovertebral angle tenderness, prepare the patient for a rectal examination, inspect the perianal area, palpate the anus and rectum, palpate the prostate gland in the male patient.