The Australian Association of Stomal Therapy Nurses Inc. Education and Professional Development Subcommittee has developed a series of Patient Education Pamphlets for use in the education of persons living with a stoma and others.  These pamphlets can be downloaded using the links below:

What is a Stomal Therapy Nurse?

Caring for your colostomy

Caring for your ileostomy

Caring for your urostomy (ileal conduit)

Caring for your child’s stoma

Caring for your stoma – a guide for teens

Colostomy Reversal

Eating and drinking for the person with a colostomy

Eating and drinking for the person with an ileostomy

Food fluid and electrolyte balance for the person with an ileostomy

Handy hints for the person with a stoma

Healthy bowel habits for all

Ileostomy Reversal

Peri-anal skin care

Prevention and Management of a Parastomal Hernia

Prevention and Management of Dehydration in Adults

Rehydration Solutions

A guide to preventing constipation

Anal discharge after stoma formation

Mitrofanoff Management

MACE Management

Managing Your Stoma Supplies

Travelling with a Stoma

Most of these pamphlets have also been translated into Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Vietnamese and Chinese and are available for downloading from the Royal District Nursing Service website.

Queensland Stoma Association Inc gratefully acknowledges the Australian Association of Stomal Therapy Nurses Inc Education and Professional Development Subcommittee for their knowledge and expertise in the preparation of these pamphlets.Copyright belongs to the AASTN, and acknowledgement of this source is required if they are altered.