The Bowel and Bladder Matters Podcast is brought to you by Coloplast® Professional. We believe clinician education related to ostomies and continence, as well as your professional growth and development, matters. Bowel and bladder issues impact the lives of those you care for. We are pleased to bring you more education about these conditions. Join us in conversations with thought leaders to gain insights about ostomies, continence and professional growth and development. Together, let’s explore these things that matter.
Transitioning from a nurse to a WOC nurse, and what you need to know
Jan has over 40 years of experience and in her current role she is a preceptor and mentors nurses training to become WOC Nurses. In this podcast she discusses how a nurse moves through the process to become a WOC Nurse and provides insight to the process.
Quality of life in the Spina Bifida population
The quality of life in the Spina Bifida population has evolved over the years. Brandi discusses the diagnosis of Spina Bifida, the challenges patients face in their everyday life, common medical interventions and much more.
Lifestyle management for a person with an ostomy
We talk with guest Janet Stoia Davis, RN, CWOCN, CFCN about the resources she recommends for her patients living with an ostomy. From websites to videos, there are many different options available for patient and nurses. She discusses how to engage family members in lifestyle management discussions.
Assessing and choosing the right patients for transanal irrigation
In this podcast we hear from Liz Saltigerald, BSN, RN, CWOCN on how she assesses and chooses the transanal irrigation system for certain patients.
Quality of life with an ostomy: Finding the right system
How do you choose a pouching system for an ostomy patient? In this podcast Jane Fellows, MSN, RN, CWOCN, discusses items that need to be considered when choosing a pouching system for your patient, such as: leakage, patient preference, body changes and much more.
Work, life and ostomies - a balancing act
Mike is a double ostomate who recently retired from his career at Anderson Windows. In this podcast he talks about his work setting, concerns he had when first returning to work and much more! Listen to this podcast to hear from Mike on what it was like getting back to work after ostomy surgery.