Ostomy Training Videos



Helpful Ostomy Training Videos from YouTube


Blockages and Obstructions
If you have an ileostomy or colostomy, you’ll likely be told to avoid blockages and bowel obstructions. This video explains a few of the things that writer, Vegan Ostomy, does to prevent blockages and some tips she has found helpful if she does end up with one.

Dealing with Ostomy Blockages and Prevention Tips

Pouch Odor
Ostomy odors can be embarrassing, but it’s an easy problem to solve. In this video, the writer, Vegan Ostomy, gives some practical tips to help you get rid of pouch odor for good!

How to deal with Ostomy Odors   

Dealing with a Retracted Stoma  
Per the author, Angie Sacha Rahlee, “I found I had to learn a lot on my own while dealing with a retracted stoma & it was a harrowing, frustrating experience. There is not a lot of information out there. My skin was degraded & I was in misery trying to find answers. I finally found a system that worked & I wanted to share it.  The following YouTube Video shares her experience in putting on an appliance when the stoma has retracted.  What she has learned may be helpful to you as well.

Ostomy Bag Change for Retracted Stoma

Dressing with an Ostomy for Women
Dressing with an ostomy can be both overwhelming and frustrating! Hopefully, this video helps you with how to dress with an ostomy.

A Men’s Guide to Dressing with an Ostomy Bag     

Sleeping with an Ostomy
While sleeping with an ostomy can be a little bit more difficult than one may anticipate, there are several tips and tricks that can get you much closer to a full night’s rest.

Understanding Barrier Accessories For Ostomies
This video will review the characteristics of barrier accessories for ostomy pouching systems.

How to Care For Irritated Skin Around Your Stoma
For irritated skin issues, also refer to Skin Care for additional assistance.

Ostomy Supply Information
Today’s video is breaking down all of the ostomy products you might need to use!  Emily Elizabeth Parris shared what she knows about ostomy supplies. While it may seem overwhelming and like a foreign language, hopefully, this video breaks it down & makes it simpler to understand!

Using a Cecostomy Bag
In this video, you will learn about a cecostomy. You will learn how to perform an antegrade continence enema through the cecostomy tube.


Urostomy YouTube Videos


Urinary Stoma Catheterization
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Published on Sep 19, 2011, This video will demonstrate how to empty the bladder using a urinary stoma. Discuss the contents of this video with your surgeon before your procedure.

Urostomy: Emptying a Pouch
Published on Mar 7, 2013, The standardized interactive program has been developed by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) with input from the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society (WOCN), and the United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA).

Urostomy: Changing a Pouch

Urostomy: Pouching Systems

Urostomy: Problem Solving


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