(S11) Soft Convexity: Is it the Panacea for all Stomas? An International Panel Perspective

  • Session Number:S11
Saturday,June 26, 2021:9:00 AM -10:15 AM


Andrew Bird RN, BSc, PGCert, MSc
Clinical Lead
Fittleworth Medical Ltd. Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Erin Testerman-Mitra BSN, RN, CWOCN
CWOCN for the division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Janet Stoia Davis RN, ET, CWOCN, CFCN, CEP
WOC Nurse Consultant
Stoia Consultants
Karla Lohnes BScN, RN, WOCC(C)
IWK Health Center Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Scarlett Summa Bsc, RN
Stoma Care Nurse
Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Germany


Supported by Hollister Incorporated

Ostomy care changes and recent advances in Convexity barrier options are shaping new practice opportunities for WOC Nurses. Join us for an engaging conversation featuring an International panel of Ostomy care experts.  The panel will discuss topics in ostomy care related to the use of soft convexity in clinical practice to improve patient outcomes.     

Janet Stoia Davis, RN, ET, CWOCN, CFCN, CEP, will moderate the discussion as her fellow WOC Nurses share their insights, experiences and best practices when using Soft Convexity. 

Learning Outcome

1. Review the History of Convexity.
2. Introduce soft convexity along the continuum of care.
3. Provide an international perspective on the clinical application of convexity.
4. Review product options and resources.

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