Ostomy Workshop: Building a Foundation

Course ID: 23CE00060
April 20th, 2023
In-person, Omaha, NE | UNMC Truhlsen Campus Event Center

Paid 6.25 ANCC

Registration Starts on February 20th, 2023


  • Target Audience

    Nurses and other health care professionals involved in ostomy care

    Learning Outcomes
    • Create a discharge plan incorporating strategies for effective ostomy education with patients utilizing resources for a smooth transition between settings or home.
    • Devise a care plan when assessing ostomy complications involving poor stoma location, high output, peristomal breakdown, ischemia, retraction, parastomal hernia, prolapse, or other common challenges as derived from case scenarios and role play application.
    • Demonstrate detailed ostomy documentation based on your assessment including pouching system, accessories, stoma size, output, stoma and peristomal appearance, and when to refer or notify the surgeon.
    • Differentiate types of ostomies during your assessment while considering ostomy appliance selection and other accessories.
    Sponsored by

    accreditation In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Nebraska Affiliate of the WOCN Society. University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 6.25 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.

    Travel Information:

    If you need somewhere to stay, please see the below information.

    Hotel options:

    Courtyard by Marriott (Scott Campus UNO)
    1625 S 67th Street, Omaha, NE 68106

    Residence Inn (Scott Campus UNO)
    1717 S 67th Street, Omaha, NE 68106

    Book online and enter the promo code H10 (letter “H”, numbers “1” & “0”) for a Medical/Hospital Rate of 20% off. You may enter this code at either hotel’s website.
    *Tax will still apply
    **Please note: This promo code is only good for our conferences as we alert.


    Link to the 4th Annual Pursuit: Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Management registration: https://app1.unmc.edu/cne/23CE00001/

  • All times are CDT
    We encourage you to interact with our virtual exhibitors during the breaks.


    Building a Foundation for Ostomy Management: Didactic


    Skillset Breakouts

    Role Play Demonstrations, Q&A, & Closing Remarks
  • Convatec
    Contact: Patricia Balge
    Phone: 262-623-1369
    Email: patricia.balge@convatec.com

    Contact: Dan Keim
    Phone: 402-805-1976
    Email: daniel.keim@hollister.com

    Safe n Simple
    Contact: Kerri Gualtieri
    Phone: (248) 802-7084
    Email: kerri@sns-medical.com

  • Space is limited. Register now!
    This annual workshop is a repeat of content. If you joined us in August of 2022, we encourage you to tell your colleagues to join us in April 2023 to learn these hands-on skills. If you have any questions, please contact Courtney Smith prior to registration.

    Are you interested in learning more about products and services from our exhibitors? If yes, your name and email address will then be provided to our exhibitors. *
    Please select your lunch choice from the list below. If you have any dietary restrictions that won't be covered below, please alert Courtney Smith at courtneyl.smith@unmc.edu after you complete your registration. *
    Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap
    Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
    Strawberry Fields Salad (contains chicken)
    Gluten Free option (selection TBD)
    Vegetarian option (selection TBD)

  • Registered participants may access handouts starting April 17th, 2023 by entering the user name and password provided in your confirmation letter.
    Evaluations and certificate of attendance will also be available under this tab starting 4/20/2023.

    Participants will be able to access online evaluations and print their certificates of attendance for 30 days after the conference. If you need a copy of your certificate after this date:

    Please contact Courtney Smith for more details
    Email: Courtneyl.smith@unmc.edu
    Call: 402-559-6618