Ostomy pouches

Ostomy Pouches There are so many different types of ostomy pouches that it can be confusing for not only patients but for nurses and therapists as well. In the past there were only a handful of pouching systems to choose from, but thankfully there are now a variety of  products that have been created to … Read more

What is a loop ostomy?

What is a loop ostomy? A loop ostomy is a type of surgical procedure that involves creating a stoma by using a loop of the intestine, hence the name “loop ostomy.”  A loop of the intestine is brought to the surface of the abdomen and a stoma is formed so stool can exit the body.  … Read more

Ostomy Management Specialist Certification – Are you prepared?

Ostomy management specialist certification

Preparing for the Ostomy Management Specialist Certification Exam Preparing for the Ostomy Management Specialist board certification exam is no easy task. I know how stressful and nerve-racking it can be not knowing if you are going to pass. The truth is that even really skilled clinicians can have difficulties and not test well. I’ve had … Read more