General information and guidelines for applicants
The Coloplast Foundation course in stoma Care is open to registered nurses and senior support workers working in hospital or community in either the public or private sectors in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, who care for patients with a stoma and who wish to acquire greater knowledge and skills in stoma care.
The Foundation Courses comprises a series of four self learning modules in interactive CD Rom format with accompanying workbook and selftest papers. A one day practical workshop is available if required after completion of the self-learning programme. Both self learning and practical elements of the course must be successfully completed in order to gain the certificate of achievement.
Applicants must have the support and approval of a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Stoma Care in order to undertake the course. Applicants having difficulty in identifying or contacting a Clinical Nurse Specialist should contact their local Coloplast Territory Manager for advice and guidance. The course is free of charge to all nurses who receive approval to undertake it from a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Stoma Care. Coloplast will provide all course materials.
Have a question?
If you have any questions about the course, please speak to the Clinical Nurse Specialist who has agreed to support you. Otherwise please contact the Foundation Course Administrator on 01733 392000 or email us at GB_foundationcourse@coloplast.com.