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Raising the Profile of Stoma Care Nursing


The role of the specialist in stoma care is complex, difficult to quantify or prove its value. The ability to demonstrate advanced practitioner competencies, outcome interventions, measures and audit of the service is fundamental. Evidence to evaluate cost efficiencies, value and patient perspectives helps nurses to showcase the advantages to key stakeholders, and build the profile of the specialty.


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  • Advanced practitioner
  • Competencies
  • Value of stoma care

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Osborne, W., Gunning, A. (2023). Raising the Profile of Stoma Care Nursing. In: White, M., Perrin, A. (eds) Stoma Care Specialist Nursing: A Guide for Clinical Practice. Springer, Cham.

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