Ms. Jo Hoeflok RN, BSN, MA, CETN(C), CGN(C)

Consultant in Enterostomal Therapy Nursing, Self-employed

Jo has been nursing for over 30 years, primarily in Gastroenterology and General Surgery settings. Jo received her BSN from University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, her WOCN Certificate from Emory University in Atlanta, a Masters of Arts from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, and her Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Degree from the University of Toronto, in Toronto, Canada. Jo has participated on many national and international boards i Global Panel on Convexity and the Peristomal Skin Working Group. Jo was a Reviewer for the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Best Practices Recommendations for Ostomy Care. In 2014, she received RNAO’s Award of Merit in 2014 for her commitment to professional development. She recently retired from her role as Nurse Practitioner for the Gastroenterology and General Surgery Program at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. She has relocated to Campbell River in BC, and is self-employed as a consultant in Enterostomal Therapy Nursing.