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WOCNext 2021

S11 - Soft Convexity: Is it the Panacea for all Stomas? An International Panel Perspective

Jun 26, 2021 9:00am ‐ Jun 26, 2021 10:15am

Credits: None available.


Supported by Hollister Incorporated

Ostomy care changes and recent advances in Convexity barrier options are shaping new practice opportunities for WOC Nurses. Join us for an engaging conversation featuring an International panel of Ostomy care experts. The panel will discuss topics in ostomy care related to the use of soft convexity in clinical practice to improve patient outcomes.

Janet Stoia Davis, RN, ET, CWOCN, CFCN, CEP, will moderate the discussion as her fellow WOC Nurses share their insights, experiences and best practices when using Soft Convexity.

Learning Objectives:
  • Review the History of Convexity.
  • Introduce soft convexity along the continuum of care.
  • Provide an international perspective on the clinical application of convexity.
  • Review product options and resources.


  • Andrew Bird, RN, BSc, PGCert, MSc, Clinical Lead, Fittleworth Medical Ltd. Littlehampton, United Kingdom
  • Karla Lohnes, BScN, RN, WOCC(C), IWK Health Center Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Ms. Janet Stoia Davis, RN, CWOCN, FCN, WOC Nurse Consultant, Stoia Consultants
  • Ms. Scarlett Summa, Bsc, RN, Pflegeexpertin SKW, Fachtherapeutin Wunde ICW, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen
  • Erin Testerman-Mitra, BSN, RN, CWOCN, CWOCN for the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Tags: Symposia


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