McLaren Health Care
Wound Ostomy Nurse Consultant

Wound Ostomy Nurse Consultant
Offered at McLaren Macomb

Adjusting to life with a stoma

Improving the quality of life for those patients with new and established stomas is the primary focus of our qualified Wound Ostomy Nurse Consultant at McLaren Wound and Ostomy Treatment Center.

Learning the news that you need to have an ostomy can be overwhelming. Coping with how life will change, and the accompanying fears and anxieties is a normal reaction. The major impact of having an ostomy is its care. Ostomy patients require knowledge and support as they learn to adjust to life with a stoma. Providing compassionate support and care along the way is our trademark

Skilled Care and Treatment

Patients can expect to be treated by a highly skilled medical team practicing in various medical specialties while providing the most comprehensive care possible. A highly qualified Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse Consultant at McLaren Macomb Wound and  Ostomy Treatment  Center provides outpatient and inpatient wound, ostomy, and continence services by managing conditions such as stomas, draining wounds, fistulas, vascular ulcers, and urinary incontinence.

Support with Compassion

Whether an ostomy is permanent or temporary, a knowledgeable Ostomy Nurse Consultant is responsible for coordinating a comprehensive treatment program for the nursing care, rehabilitation, and education of patients requiring wound, ostomy, and incontinence care.  

Services Include:

  • Patient assessment and counseling
  • Pre-operative education, stoma sight selection, and marking
  • Post-operative discharge and patient caregiver instructions
  • Treatment of peristomal skin breakdown or irritation.
  • Stoma management / colostomy irrigation /  colostomy plug
  • Odor and gas management
  • Manage stoma complications
  • Psychological support
  • Ostomy appliance assistance
  • Health education, diet, exercise, returning to work
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