Thank you to all of you that join us for this live event.
Please note that ALL of these sessions will also be available in our CEC starting October 11th. Those of you that registered for this event will receive an email once the content is available.

To complete your evaluation and receive your certificate with contact hours please follow these steps:

1. Click on the Evaluation tab.
2. You will need to complete the session evaluation for each session that you attended.
3. Then complete the Overall Evaluation questions in order to get credit and download your certificate. (This button is located at the top of the Evaluation tab.)
This evaluation process will be located here and available to you through Tuesday, November 2nd.

Thank you for joining us on Saturday, October 2, 10 am - 5:15 pm ET for WOCN® Ostomy Education Day 2021! This event is a free online experience aimed at celebrating ostomy awareness, dispelling myths, and increasing ostomy education to improve patient outcomes. This full day of engagement and education will feature eight (8) sessions brought to you by experienced wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) nursing professionals and subject matter experts and will award a total of 6.75 Contact Hours.


Upon completion of the event, learners will be able to:

  1. Explore myths of ostomy experience and themes of ostomy science research and associated findings.
  2. Describe at least 3 best practices to promote healthy peristomal skin.
  3. Demonstrate how to choose products to minimize leaks by understanding the principles of pouching.
  4. Integrate focused ostomy care counseling for dietary modifications and activity that will promote optimal health, healing and quality of life.
  5. Initiate discussions pertaining to the sexual concerns of the patient with an ostomy; identify situations for which specific suggestions for intimacy or referral for more intensive therapy are indicated.
  6. Describe benefits and guidelines for preoperative stoma site marking.
  7. Better prioritize essential teaching points for patients following ostomy surgery, building on prior knowledge.
  8. Use the Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide (PSAG) to support differential assessment and management of common peristomal skin complications.

WOCN® Ostomy Education Day 2021 is funded through an educational grant from Hollister Incorporated.
The WOCN Society does not endorse or support products or services.