Nursing Revalidation Framework Competencies

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To complete this competency framework and be deemed competent, a nurse must undertake the following:

  • Attend The Insides® System training session
  • Complete The Insides® Company Training Hub and multi-choice quizzes
  • Be observed performing each of the nine competencies three times


Upon completion on the framework, a nurse will be competent in the following skills:

  • Knowledge of anatomy & physiology of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Understand bowel diseases and potential need for surgery
  • Identifying and understanding the surgery which will or has resulted in stoma formation
  • Awareness of fistula management
  • Awareness of high output stoma management
  • Have an awareness of principles and benefits of chyme reinfusion therapy (CRT)
  • Understand and troubleshoot The Insides® System
  • Thorough understanding of the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of treatments/medications the patient is taking and how they may impact on stoma output and overall abdominal health
  • Provide advice on dietary and fluid intake to identify any areas which may impact on ostomy function
  • Advise, teach, and support the patient/carers in caring for their stoma and The Insides® System
  • Multidisciplinary team (MDT) collaboration
  • Identify and recognise own skill level and when to refer to other specialities



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