Nursing Assistant Ostomy Competency Tool


Nursing Assistant Ostomy Competency Tool


This tool is used to rate nursing assistants on their performance of critical elements of care for patients with existing ostomies. This does not apply to patients with new postoperative ostomies.

Elements of the evaluation include:

  • Discussion with primary nurse regarding the plan of care
  • Communication with the patient
  • Providing privacy for the patient
  • Ability to list supplies needed for the appliance change
  • Ability to describe procedures for patients with ostomies
Free registration is required to access this tool.


Morristown Memorial Hospital

Funding Sources:

Morristown Memorial Hospital


Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: September 2008
Last Updated: 04/10/13

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