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WOCNext 2022

GS6 - GS6: Caring for Patients: An International Perspective

Jun 8, 2022 11:00am ‐ Jun 8, 2022 12:00pm


A panel of experts from Switzerland, Canada, Africa and Saudi Arabia, will discuss issues affecting the provision of care in their own country. Individuals with ostomies, wounds and continence conditions require various levels of care at various time points. The health care system affects access to care, services available, timeliness of health care provision and quality of care by qualified culturally competent providers. This presentation will identify obstacles and challenges in each country.

Contact Hours: 1.0

Learning Objective:
  • Participants will have an opportunity to learn from and interact with the panel and the audience about different practices around the world in our tri specialty.


  • Laurent Olivier Chabal, BSc (CBP), RN, OncPall (Cert), Dip (WH), ET, EAWT, Specialised Stoma Nurse and UAS Lecturer, Ensemble Hospitalier de la Côté and Geneva School of Health Science
  • Janice C. Colwell, APRN, CWOCN, FAAN, Advanced Practice Nurse Ostomy and Wound Care, University of Chicago Medicine
  • Denise Hibbert, RGN, MSc, BSc(hons), DipHe, ONC, STN, FSSCRS, Senior Advisor to Director General, PNU
  • Kimberly LeBlanc, PhD, RN, NSWOC, WOCC(C), FCAN, Academic Chair, NSWOCC
  • Dee Waugh, RN, RM, Sr., Dee Waugh Stomaltherapy Services

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