Stoma Site Marking Resources

The WOCN Society, in collaboration with the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) and the American Urological Association (AUA), developed the following educational resources to assist clinicians (especially those who are not surgeons or wound, ostomy and continence [WOC] nurses) in selecting an effective stoma site.

Stoma Site Marking Position Statement

The following educational guide can be used to assist clinicians in selecting an effective stoma site.

 

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Stoma Site Marking Procedure

The following quick reference guide can be used when identifying an effective stoma site with a patient.

 

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Stoma Site Marking: A Step-by-Step Patient Demonstration

Stoma Site Marking: Three Patient Demonstrations

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