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Programs & Services


Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence

Clinical Support for professional staff and patients to manage skin and / or wound and ostomy care.

Service will be provided through home care, inpatients, as well as outpatients. Services and delivery will differ depending on location. Consultations will often be virtual or face-to-face based on the clinical evaluation. If a face-to-face assessment is required, patients will be seen at a home-care clinic.


Examples of services:

  • new ostomy patients requiring education, ostomy patients with peristomal skin irritation or poor wear time
  • patients requiring ostomy supply appeals or special products through AADL (Alberta Aides to Daily Living)
  • complex wounds, wounds slow to heal or that are not responding to standard care treatment

This service will also provide support, teaching and / or counselling:

  • before and after ostomy surgery
  • before you are discharged from hospital
  • to healthcare providers as needed

Contact Details

Queen Elizabeth II Hospital

Address
10409 98 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta
T8V 2E8
Telephone
780-830-4853, 1-855-371-4122
Fax
1-855-776-3805
Getting There

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
registered nurses (RNs)
Service Access

Physicians, Home Care, Acute Care, Long Term Care sites or patients can self-refer through the CCA (Community Co-ordinated Access Line).


Wait Times

Depends on the waitlist and urgency of the referral.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
Acronym
ET, NSWOC
Previous
Enterostomal Therapy, Enterostomal Therapy Nurse
Other
Ostomy Nurse, Wound Nurse