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Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for NON-PHYSICIANS.

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Purpose of Activity

To introduce the 15 recommendations of the International Ostomy Guideline (IOG) 2020, covering the four key arenas of education, holistic aspects, and pre- and postoperative care; and to summarize key concepts for clinicians to customize for translation into their practice.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Analyze supporting evidence for the education recommendations in the IOG 2020.
  2. Identify a benefit of the International Charter of Ostomate Rights.
  3. Distinguish concepts related to pre- and postoperative ostomy-related care.
  4. Select a potential barrier to IOG 2020 guideline implementation.
Price: $22.00


  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Test Code: ASWCN0621
Published: Jun 2021
Expires: 5/31/2023
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Laurent O. Chabal, BSc (CBP), RN, OncPall (Cert), Dip (WH), ET, EAWT: Jennifer L. Prentice, PhD, RN, STN, FAWMA; Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, MS, BSN, ETN, RN, CWON, MAPCWA, FAAN
Categories: Dermatology , Wound Care
Specialties: Burn Care, Dermatology, Wound
Topics: Ostomy