On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Jill Cox, PhD, RN, APN-C, CWOCN, FAAN and Rachele Durango, MSN, RN, APN-C, CWOCN, two of the authors of the article titled, “Predictors of Hospital Readmission in Patients Undergoing Creation of an Intestinal Ostomy” published in the May/June 2023 issue of the Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing (JWOCN®), the official journal of the WOCN® Society.
The purpose of this study was to identify predictors of 30- and 60-day hospital readmission in patients undergoing ileostomy or colostomy creation.
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Click here to read the JWOCN article titled, Predictors of Hospital Readmission in Patients Undergoing Creation of an Intestinal Ostomy
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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 Speakers:
Jill Cox, PhD, RN, APN-C, CWOCN, FAAN, has as been a WOC nurse for 30 years in the acute care setting, caring for patients with all types of wounds and ostomies. In addition, she has presented educational programs focused on the care of patients with ostomies, and wounds and have conducted primary clinical research on these topics. Jill have spoken nationally and regionally on topics related to WOC practice.
Rachele Durango, MSN, RN, APN-C, CWOCN, graduated from Ramapo College of NJ with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2010 and began working as a Registered Nurse at a suburban teaching hospital in Northern NJ. Rachele, graduated from William Paterson University of NJ with a Master’s of Science in Nursing in 2017 and became certified as an Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. After graduation, went on to specialize in wound, ostomy, and continence care, completing the WEB WOC Program and became a Certified Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse in 2018. Rachele currently work full-time at a suburban teaching hospital in Northern NJ as a Certified Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse Practitioner.