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Ostomy 101 Free Virtual
Patient Classes

Ostomy Lifestyle Classes to equip you with the information,

tools, and resources you need to
LIVE With An Ostomy

For people who have had or are planning to have colostomy, ileostomy and urostomy surgeries and their caregivers.

*All classes are held at 9:30 am Pacific time

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2023 Dec 9 



Jan.13,    Feb.10,    Mar. 9,    April 13

May 4,     June 1,    July 13,   Aug 10

Sept 14,   Oct. 12,   Nov. 9    Dec. 14

What do the classes cover?

How to live an active life with an ostomy. What to expect for the first three months.  How to secure ongoing supplies, bathe, swim, dress, exercise, travel, return to work or school, and connect with resources. These vendor-neutral classes will help familiarize you with basic ostomy supplies, pouching systems, and accessories.  

 Who leads the classes?

Patient Classes are co-led by a real person living with an ostomy and a volunteer ostomy nurse (WOCN) from a University Medical Center.  Class leaders are volunteers and not affiliated with any vendor.


Cost and registration?

Ostomy 101 Patient Classes are free, vendor-neutral, and hosted by volunteers. No registration is required.  No participant data is collected, or shared.  


Is this class recorded?

No.  This is a live class where participants have the opportunity to ask ostomy lifestyle questions.  This class is never recorded.  

How do I join a class?

Ostomy 101 Patient Classes are held monthly via Zoom.  

>Find the class you want to join and click where it says "Click here to join the meeting."

Please Note​*

No medical advice will be given.

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