Episode 109 Beautiful Tiny Stomas: Neonatal Ostomy Models

On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Christina “Nikki” Bruster, MSN, RN, CWON, RNC-NIC, author of the WOCNext® 2023 poster “Beautiful Tiny Stomas: Neonatal Ostomy Models”. Nikki discusses budget-friendly hand-made neonatal stoma models used to teach families and nurses about tiny stomas. Nikki’s creativity is a shining example of how WOC nurse can harness their creativity and expertise to benefit patients.

Episode Resources:
Click here to view the abstract “Beautiful Tiny Stomas: Neonatal Ostomy Models”
Click here to view the interactive ePoster for “Beautiful Tiny Stomas: Neonatal Ostomy Models”

Contact Hours: 0.5

The planners and faculty for this program have nothing to disclose unless listed on the event website. All potential Conflicts of Interest have been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner, Nurse Planner, and Director of Education, and resolved according to the WOCN Society policy to ensure that no bias exists as a result of disclosed relevant financial relationships with Commercial Interest Organizations.

About the Speaker:
Nikki Bruster has been a nurse for 13 years, and a wound/ostomy nurse for more than 7 years. Nikki is currently pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). Nikki’s nursing background includes pediatric and neonatal bedside and flight, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), and now wound, ostomy, and continence! Nikki has presented posters at multiple WOCNext® conferences. Her most recent poster “Beautiful Tiny Stomas: Neonatal Ostomy Models”, presented at WOCNext 2023, showed how to make quick, affordable ostomy models for educational purposes. Nikki has also published articles with the Oklahoma Nurses Association (ONA).