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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 or outpatient department.

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

Northern Lights Regional Health Centre

7 Hospital Street
Fort McMurray, Alberta
T9H 1P2
780-742-4870, 1-855-371-4122 (CCA Referral - North Zone)
Getting There

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Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:15 am - 4:30 pm

8:15 am - 4:30 pm

8:15 am - 4:30 pm

8:15 am - 4:30 pm

8:15 am - 4:30 pm


Home visits available in Fort McMurray.

Consults available through email for all other Northeast Zone referrals.

Service Providers May Include
registered nurses (RNs)
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Physicians, Home Care, Acute Care, Long Term Care sites or patients can self-refer.

Wait Times

Depends on the waitlist and urgency of the referral.

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
Enterostomal Therapy, Enterostomal Therapy Nurse
Ostomy Nurse, Wound Nurse