This webinar discusses how to ensure that assessments are holistic and comprehensive and include full patient history and review of medicines and topical products. It explores why stoma care nurses should classify and treat peristomal skin complications according to their primary cause(s), as well as base peristomal skin care on a strong therapeutic relationship, the ostomate’s individual needs and their experience of living with a complication.
Stoma Care Nurse, King’s College Hospital, London
Anna is the lead Clinical Nurse Specialist in Stoma Care at King’s College NHS Foundation Trust and has worked in Stoma Care for over twenty years, working at a number of London hospitals. Anna has a Masters degree and is a qualified independent nurse prescriber. Anna has written and presented on a number of stoma care issues, and is involved in steering and consensus panels examining current practice in skin health for patients with a stoma. She teaches regularly on post graduate courses for new clinical nurse specialists.