2021 Wipeout Wounds Tour - Ostomy Track

Webinar Topic: Ostomy

Speaker: Becky Strilko RN, BSN, CWOCN, APRN-FPA, and Joy Hooper RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC, AWCC

CE Credit(s): 4.0

Length: 240 minutes

Price: 20

Webinar Description:
It's not IF you get called in to consult on an ostomy case − it's WHEN. In this session we will review basic ostomy assessment skills including patient positioning during assessment, management of the abdomen, and management of peristomal and stomal complications. We will also touch on what's new in Ostomy. This event will also include one-on-one time with industry experts and an opportunity to explore new product lines.

Target Audience: Nurses, physical therapists, dietitians, and other healthcare professionals interested in wound care.

About the Speaker:
Becky Strilko: Becky has practiced as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse for over 25 years. She has been a board certified WOC nurse since the year 2000 in a variety of healthcare settings. She recently started her independent nurse consulting business. She is a published author in the Journal of Ostomy Wound Management. She has presented and authored numerous educational posters at national conferences on the topic of wound and ostomy care. Becky is passionate about preventative care and improving the quality of life for patients and their families.

Joy Hooper: As an RN with over 20 years of wound and ostomy care experience, Joy has practiced in a variety of hospital and home care settings. She is a successful nurse entrepreneur, and is board certified by the WOCNCB as a CWOCN, and by the NAWCO® as a WCC and OMS. Her informal and down-to-earth teaching methods enable students to learn easily in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. Joy is the lead instructor of our Ostomy.


  • Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC, AWCC, faculty for this educational event, disclosed that she is on the clinical advisory board for SafeNSimple and Stomagienics, and a consultant for Stomagienics. All relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
  • Becky Strilko RN, BSN, CWOCN, APRN-FPA, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies.
  • None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Webinar Learning Objectives:
After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain how to communicate basic ostomy care based on individual type of ostomy as it relates to a patient's ostomy type.
  • Select the interventions available to preserve peristomal skin integrity.
  • Demonstrate how to use ostomy products to customize fit thus promoting quality of life.
  Course Originally Released on: 10/20/2021
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/20/2021
Course Termination/ Update Date: 10/31/2024

Accreditation Information

  In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
As a Jointly Accredited organization, Relias LLC is accredited to offer dietetic continuing education by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The CDR is an associate member of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.
Dietetics-related continuing education from Relias LLC, regardless of target profession, is acceptable, if the learning relates to the Competencies/Performance Indicators (PIs) on the learner's Step 1 Learning Plan.
Relias LLC is a licensed physical therapy continuing Education sponsor (#216.000290) by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Certificates must be retained by the licensee for a period of 5 years after course completion. Please check with your state for prior approval.

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