Ostomy Outpatient Clinic
Ostomy Education Classes

 

CHS outpatient ostomy clinic provides preoperative and postoperative ostomy services to our patients and their families. Specially trained and certified wound, ostomy and continence nurses, provide education on daily maintenance of temporary and permanent stomas, ensuring both patients and their families are comfortable and secure with every aspect of ostomy care. In addition, they assist patients in dealing with the emotional issues surrounding life with an ostomy.

 

Some of the inpatient and outpatient ostomy services we provide include:

Preoperative education / support classes

• Preoperative stoma site marking

• Post-operative teaching

• Product selection

 

For more information,
call (805) 569-7378.

 

• Hygiene management

• Stoma care

• Evaluation and treatment of skin and/or stomal problems

• Referral for medical supplies

• Lifestyle adaptation

 

Free preoperative ostomy education / support casses are offered twice a month.  See schedule below.

 

We also offer an ostomy resource group twice a year; dates of the meetings are posted on CottageHealthSystem.org under the Center for Wound Management tab under Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital.  
If you have any questions or concerns, or if you require any additional information, referral forms or support group flyers please feel free to contact our team Monday through Friday at  (805) 569-7385.

 

 


Ostomy Preoperative Education and Support

Schedule

Pease call (805) 569-7378 to reserve a space.

All classes are free and meet at
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital  (map >)

 

Monday, January 20

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Conf. Room A/B

 

Monday February 3

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Conf. Room A/B

 

Monday February 17

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Conf. Room A/B

 

Monday, March 3

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Conf. Room E/F

 

Monday March 31

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Conf. Room A/B

 

Monday April 14

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Conf. Room A/B

 

Monday, April 28

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Reeves Library

 

Monday May 12

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Conf. Room A/B

 

Monday May 26

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Conf. Room A/B

 

 

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