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Enjoy this free resource by Fight CRC! Thank you to United Ostomy Association of America for partnering and our sponsor Genentech for making this resource possible!

In February’s 2017 CRC webinar “All Things Ostomy,” Joanna Burgess, BSN, RN, CWOCN presents an informative webinar on living with, or preparing for, an ostomy. Joanna shared insight and advice from her professional work as a wound, ostomy and continence nurse (WOCN), but she also draws from her personal perspective from living with an ostomy.

Joanna covers tips on how to care for your ostomy, how to prepare for surgery, diet and nutrition, ostomy reversal, and more!


About the Presenter

Joanna BurgessJoanna Burgess, BSN, RN, CWOCN is a full-scope practicing WOCN working for WakeMed Health and Hospitals in Cary, North Carolina. Her passion for ostomy care stems from her 51-year journey of living with an ostomy since the age of three. Joanna was the 2011 National Great Comebacks recipient and has shared her story on a state and national level. She was named the 2016 WOCN of the Year for the southeast region of the United States, and she is honored to serve on the board of the United Ostomy Associations of America and chairs their advocacy committee.

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