Stoma care (Image courtesy of Pixabay)

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 in Health and Social Care pathways - please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.
Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 – bachelors degree

How to apply
For further information on module dates, entry requirements, fees and funding and how to apply please contact the relevant education coordinator for the organisation where you wish to undertake the module, see below contact details.
This module is delivered by:
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Admissions information 

Additional information and documentation required for the application process.
  • Application forms. 
  • Change of name forms.
  • Pre-course information.
  • Downloadable guides.
  • Student card.
Admissions information Additional information and documentation required for the application process.Access to application forms, download guides and confirmation information. Visit our admissions homepage.
Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

You can contact the Professional Development Unit with any queries

Prospective student enquiries

+44 1752 586951

Current student enquiries

Professional Development Unit, Level 4 Rolle Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom.

8.30–17.00 (Friday 16.30)