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Stoma Care Day

Starts: 16 October 2013

A promotional afternoon to help raise the profile of stoma care and the role of the nurse.

This event has been designed by tutors at the School of Healthcare Studies' Caerleon Clinical Skills Lab and the Stoma Clinical Nurse Specialists from the University Hospital of Wales with the following objectives in mind:

  1. Identify the importance in the role of the nurse in stoma care
  2. Recognise the different types of stoma and associated products
  3. Recognise abnormalities in the different types of stoma
  4. Improve knowledge of stoma care through simulation
  5. Be able to articulate nursing and care issues around stoma care

We hope that by attending this event you will be able to explore this very important area of nursing in a unique clinical environment. 

To help support the day we are very lucky to have in each room a clinical nurse specialist in stoma care working alongside an expert patient.  Over several 30 minute sessions you will be able to listen to presentations and demonstrations around the different types of stoma and have a chance to ask questions of the guest speakers.

Programme for the Event

These details are subject to change but will be confirmed with registrants prior to the event.





Arrival and registration

Room 2.22 & 2.21


Introduction to the day

Room 2.22 & 2.21


Paediatric Stoma Care

Bay 1 - Caerleon Suite


Urostomy Stoma Care

Bay 2 - Caerleon Suite


Ileostomy Stoma Care

Bay 3 -  Caerleon Suite


Colostomy Stoma Care

Bay 4 - Caerleon Suite


Colostomy Association

Briefing room 


Information Stands and Refreshments

Coloplast, various 


Register for a place

To register for a place, please email with your name, preferred contact details and study information.

About the event

Dress Code

All students attending the event are required to wear their official student nurse uniform and ID badges.

On arrival 

The Stoma Care Day starts with registration and refreshments and a chance to meet fellow students who are attending the event.  During this time there will also be some promotional stands present for you to have a look around and pick up some information.

Each room in the skills lab has been dedicated a type of stoma.  On the arrival you will be allocated a group.  Throughout the afternoon you will work your way around the rooms, so you will have a chance to listen to all guests.  

At the end of the event

There will be time for you to wonder around some promotional Stands highlighting products for all types of stoma.

There will be a chance at the end of the day for you to reflect on the day for your portfolio.

There will also be an opportunity discuss any concerns with tutors and guests.

You will also receive a certificate of attendance.

Other information

Check out the attachments on the right-hand side for more information on stoma care.


If you would like to find out more about stoma care then please get in touch:

Rachel Hart

Associate Tutor, School of Health Care Sciences, Room 2.23

Desk: 02920 687671


Other information

Open To: Students Only

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