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WOCN Webinars

WOC Nursing Management of Parastomal Hernias

Nov 28, 2018 1:00pm ‐ Nov 28, 2018 2:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: Free


Session Description:
Parastomal hernias can be a perplexing and frustrating problem for those with an ostomy. This session will describe the etiology of parastomal hernias and their impact on patient quality of life. Both the surgical and the WOC nurse perspectives will be presented, including indications and options for medical or surgical interventions. A surgeon will describe methods for prevention and repair, together with outcomes. The WOC nurse will address challenges to stable, successful pouching, and management techniques that address these challenges.

Learning Objective:

  • The learner will better understand strategies that can be used to improve ostomy issues for patients with parastomal hernias.

This rebroadcast is supported by an educational grant from Hollister Incorporated. The WOCN Society does not endorse specific products and services.


  • Dr. David Stein, MD, Chairman, Department of Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Ms. Jo Catanzaro, MSN RN CWOCN, WOC Clinical Nurse Specialist, Drexel University Dept of Surgery


Credits: None available.

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Carolyn Grove
6/23/19 7:38 pm

how do I get my CEs for this Webinar? I watched it today.

Jacquelyn Baker
7/16/19 2:39 pm

Where is the evaluation for the webinar?