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Education Rebroadcast

Every year, the WOCN Society strives to present timely, relevant and informative educational content featuring WOC specialty experts. Over the next few months, the Society will rebroadcast select ostomy-related sessions from the 49th Annual Conference. Each rebroadcast session will have a live Q&A period with the presenter. Participants will receive 1.00 CE contact hour upon successful completion of each session. The sessions are FREE to members and non-members, but registration is required.

Outcomes of the Consensus Panel


Date:
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm ET
Credits: 1.00 Contact Hour

Session Description:

Short hospital stays, higher patient acuity and limited access to ostomy specialists have challenged the education of patients discharged from the hospital with new ostomies. This places an additional burden on the home health nurse in preparing patients for independence in living with an ostomy. A consensus conference of certified ostomy nurses, hosted by the WOCN Society, developed 18 statements to guide clinical practice in preparing patients for discharge from home health. This session will present the outcome of the consensus panel and look at the supportive discussions and implementation strategies.

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Reducing Hospital Readmissions


Date:
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm ET
Credits: 1.00 Contact Hour

Session Description:

Pediatric ostomy care poses many unique challenges to parents, caregivers and WOC nurses who do not have regular contact with the pediatric ostomy population. This session will discuss the common clinical issues encountered when caring for an infant or child with an ostomy. The session will also discuss the social and emotional challenges that face this population. Throughout the session, unique stories from nurses, children and their families will be told through Joanna Burgess, who has been a long term ostomate since the age of three

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Reducing Hospital Readmission


Date:
 Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm ET
Credits: 1.00 Contact Hour

Session Description:

Reducing complications and readmissions is a key metric for all surgical care providers. Currently, we have a description of the problem in the literature but few solutions. This session will address the scope of the perioperative problem with complications and specifically look at the challenges in new ostomates. We will also review and explore the work that has been done to reduce readmissions.

 

The WOCN Society's 49th Annual Conference Education Rebroadcast is supported by an educational grant from Hollister Incorporated. The WOCN Society does not endorse specific products and services.

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