This session will provide the attendee to hear from people with an ostomy who will describe how the experience of living with an ostomy has been with them. They will describe their experiences as they navigated the new world of living with a stoma. They will describe what they wished their WOC/ET nurse had told them and how they acquired the knowledge and support they needed. There will be a moderator ET nurse who will help to organize the presentations and a time for audience participation in the form of questions and answers.
Describe the daily life & challenges that an ostomate goes through
Understand the psychosocial support systems
BScN,RN Advanced Practice Nurse,
Kingston General Hospital KDS Professional Consulting