Information & Resources you need to live confidently after Ostomy Surgery

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About:  Ostomy 101 Classes

In-person, Non-medical lifestyle classes facilitated at no cost by Ostomate volunteers & collaborated by a WOC Nurse.  These classes will equip you with the information and resources you need to live a vibrant, confident life after ostomy surgery.

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Serving 5 hospital systems in California.

Vendor Neutral & Nonprofit

* Connect with an Ostomy Nurse

* Connect with a Patient Coach

* Educational Videos & Articles  (Pediatric & Adult)

* Stoma Assessment Guide (WOCN Society)

* Samples & Exclusive Coupons

* Resources & Programs

* Manufacturers & Suppliers

*Practical Lifestyle Tips

* Ostomy Lifestyle Blog

* ALL YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE​

About:  Ostomy 101 App

FREE
Nonprofit
Vendor Neutral

THE ONLY APP IN THE WORLD TO PUT EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN 1 PLACE!

A Different Kind of Support Group 

Our meetings include educational speakers that share techniques, products and resources for successfully living with an ostomy. 

 

Our break-out groups are the perfect setting for more individual questions, concerns & information.

 

Ostomy Supplies:  Our group offers free ostomy supplies for the uninsured or underinsured that can be picked up at our meetings.  *Must be pre-arranged  

OSTOMY 101
WOCN Society
Pacific Coast Region
Grant Recipient
Oncology Nursing Society
(Abstract)
Powerful Standard of Care
Patient Empowerment
& Clinician Support

Special Thanks

The WOC Nurses at the University of California San Diego and the WOCN Society, Pacific Coast Region

for partnering with me to develop this class and advocating

for it's implementation.

The Ostomy Support Group of North San Diego County

Information provided by Ostomy 101 is NOT medical advice.  Consult a Healthcare provider for all medical needs.

Who we are....

Ostomy 101 Inc (501c3) is supported the Ostomy Support Group of North San Diego County.   A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports, empowers, and advocates for people who have had or who will have ostomy or continent diversion surgery.

Dawnette Meredith designed and piloted Ostomy 101 classes with the Star Harrison, RN, BSN, WOCN at the University of California Medical Center that now serves 5 hospital systems; UCSD Medical Centers, Tri-City Medical Centers, Scripps Hospitals, Sharp Hospitals and Kaiser Hospitals. She launched the Ostomy 101 app in 2020 to bring Ostomy 101 and it's resources to patients and caregivers everywhere.

Dawnette continues to facilitate  Ostomy 101 classes to encourage and equip people with ostomies to live abundantly.  She is President of the Ostomy Support Group of North San Diego County, Co-Founder of the Ostomy Support Group Tijuana, President of the National Ostomy Teddy Bear Project and coordinates free Ostomy Supply Closets for San Diego County, Riverside County, Orange County and Tijuana Mexico.

Information provided by Ostomy 101 is NOT medical advice.  Consult a medical provider for all healthcare needs

 

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Information provided by Ostomy 101 is NOT medical advice.  Consult a Healthcare provider for all medical needs.

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