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Just Added: Nurse Education Workshops in Southern California

Gina Flores
Caregiver Advocate | Shield HealthCare
11/17/11  10:58 PM PST

Shield HealthCare cordially invites local nurses to attend an Ostomy Education Workshop with continuing education opportunity for 2 CE units.*

Workshop topic: Caring For The Stoma, sponsored by Hollister and Shield HealthCare

Nurse education event dates:

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at Palmdale Regional Medical Center from 12 noon to 2:00 pm

Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the San Gabriel Valley Service Center from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

•Understand the types of Ostomies with respect to physiology of the digestive system

•Know the most common medical conditions leading to ostomy surgery

•Teach the patient post-operative and daily care for the stoma

•Prepare the patient for discharge and life after ostomy surgery

•Understand the importance of diet, the effect of medications and common ostomy complications

The workshop also includes hands-on training for pouching and managing difficult stomas.

Click here to view and RSVP to Shield HealthCare’s Los Angeles nurse education events on Facebook. There are a limited number of seats for each event. RSVP today to reserve your seat. There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there!

*See event flyer on Facebook for complete details on how to earn continuing education credit.

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