Stoma care (degree level)

Key features

This 20 credit degree-level module is aimed at post-registration nurses and assistant practitioners who will care for individuals who have stomas and who wish to develop their theoretical and practical knowledge.

The module aims to develop your knowledge and understanding to enable you to apply a systematic, informed and effective approach to the care and management of individuals who require or have a stoma.

This module can be studied as a standalone module or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways - please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.

This module is delivered by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with University of Plymouth.

Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 – bachelors degree


Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Module dates

Please contact the Education Co-ordinator for the trust offering the module (see 'How to apply' for contact details)