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Shield HealthCare Sponsors Nurses Education Workshops Ostomy: Caring For The Stoma

Gina Flores
Caregiver Advocate | Shield HealthCare
02/08/12  10:54 PM PST

Shield HealthCare cordially invites Illinois and Colorado 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

Guest speaker: Joy Boarini, MSN, WOCN  Manager of Clinical Education for Hollister Incorporated

Nurse education event locations and dates:


Colorado Springs:  Thursday, March 29, 2012  12:30 pm to 2:30 pm at The Inn At Garden Plaza


Chicago South: Tuesday, March 20, 2012  11 am to 1:00 pm at Oak Lawn Park District, Oak View Center Room 3

Chicago North: Tuesday, March 20, 2012  5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Park Ridge Senior Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Course objectives:

•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 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 a light meal 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.