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Science: Because Figuring Things Out is Better Than Making Them Up: State of the State of Ostomy Science

Oct 3, 2020 11:00am ‐ Oct 3, 2020 11:40am

Credits: None available.

Standard: Free


For decades ostomy patient care has been described as an "art" rather than a science. Tradition has guided approaches to patient care interventions. With the advent of evidence-based practice, ostomy science has accelerated. This presentation will synthesize themes and findings from current ostomy science.


  • Dr. Janice M. Beitz, PhD, RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCN-AP, CRNP, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN, Professor of Nursing and WOCNEP Director, Rutgers University Camden
  • Stephanie Yates, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CWOCN, Nurse Practitioner - Oncology WOC Nurse, Duke University Hospital Cancer Center


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