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 supplies I used are as follows: SenSura Click Xpro Ostomy base plate Convex cut to fit 11025 Click Ostomy Pouches without filter 11185 Eakin Cohesive 1 7/8″ rings 839002 AllKare Adhesive Remover Wipes 037436 No-Sting Skin-Prep wipes 59420600 Brava Elastic Barrier Strips 120700 Adapt Stoma Powder 7906” 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