Celebrate World Ostomy Day at ConvaTec’s Virtual Patient Summit, Friday, October 1, 2021

Celebrate World Ostomy Day at ConvaTec’s Virtual Patient Summit, Friday, October 1, 2021


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Join ConvaTec for a live discussion with ostomates, nurses and other healthcare professionals at their two session, one-day virtual summit on Friday, October 1, 2021.

"Ostomates' Rights Are Human Rights - anytime and anywhere" is this year’s World Ostomy Day’s theme, which is why ConvaTec is bring together ostomates, nurses and caregivers to lead open discussions that will be patient rights-focused fostering awareness, education, and advocacy. Together we will have conversations that matter!

The Patient Summit will be broken into two sessions:



Session 1, 1pm EST: This Is My Life Now: A Patient's Guide to Advocacy:

Did you know that by knowing your patient rights and feeling empowered and exercising those rights – you can take those situations where you felt down and make it positive. Think, “This is MY life now. I have the right to be me.”

Learn about your local and international ostomy support resources, understand your patient rights, and feel empowered to exercise those rights in this session.

Scheduled panelists:
• Jeanine Glebo (United States), United Ostomy Associations of America, Advocacy Chair
• Joanna Burgess (United States), WOCN, ConvaTec me+™ Nurse


Register now for Session 1: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_i7MWMk7RQ7mmtPpWGsrDbQhttps://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_i7MWMk7RQ7mmtPpWGsrDbQ?fbclid=IwAR1PGn8sex5iDymg9rr70tx5JuzRmNfRXNzpQbJAMXggdt7myvFsXd8fERY



Session 2, 3pm EST: Creating a Healthy Bond: Healthcare Support for Your Patients:

Healthy bonds in life are all around us. But there may be times it feels difficult to bond. Do you know, or do your patients know, about the resources available for support? Whether that is a support with the nutritionist so they can learn about fiber intake or, with an exercise therapist to get guidance on hernia prevention. It could even be the support a therapist can provide navigating new emotions in your personal relationships. There are healthy bonds that can be built between an ostomate and their healthcare professionals.

Create a strong bond with your patients and healthcare providers. Get to know the different types of pre- and post-operative support available.

Scheduled panelists:
• Lorena Eltz (Brazil), Patient Advocate
• Lorraine Grover (United Kingdom), Psychosexual Nurse Specialist
• Allison Rosen (United States), United Ostomy Associations of America, Patient Champion


Register now for Session 2: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Hi7CnbBVSIuUW68bAQBjXw?fbclid=IwAR0jHRqhQZeIZ1I_uRyfgczNscNAM2hC776XT4In6wlp60Ox9E883O3jZP0


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