Hernias and prolapses: Do you have one and how you can act on it

National Ostomy Canada Society Webinar Series

February 2024


Rose Raizman, RN-EC, PHCNP; CETN(c), M.Sc., MScN

Toronto, Ontario




Date: February 28, 2024 – 5:00pm ET / 2:00pm PT

Duration: 1 hr 12 min

Webinar resources

Guides to Living with an Ileal Conduit, Ileostomy, or Colostomy

These guides include great information on parastomal hernia prevention, diet, travel, swimming/showering with an ostomy, and much more!

Parastomal Hernia Care Resources

Patient’s story of how to “Fix A Prolapsed Stoma with this Easy Trick.

Guide to managing a Parastomal Hernia

Exercise videos

  • Convatec has shared demonstration videos for exercises to prevent parastomal hernias (you should have this link from your conversations with Rose in the practice session)

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speaker bio

Rose Raizman, RN-EC, PHCNP; CETN(c), M.Sc., MScN

My nursing career spans more than 20 years in a variety of nursing positions including staff nurse, educator, supervisor, faculty, researcher, special project coordinator and Clinical Nurse Specialist in Canada and Israel. In addition, I have completed certification in Personal Health 360 degrees training, Genesis Psychotherapy, functional nutrition and life coaching.. Currently I am applying my passion for helping people to obtain and maintain optimal level of health as a wound care NP at Scarborough Health Network, a community hospital in Toronto.  Also, I mentor and teach students as I hold an Adjunct Lecturer position at Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto  With proficiency in three languages, I participated in and led extensive research studies which allowed me to become a national and international speaker on a variety of ostomy and wound related topics, and publish some of my work.

Webinar Disclaimer

While Ostomy Canada Society and our guest presenters will do our best to help answer your questions, any questions requiring a healthcare professional to perform and assessment via telehealth or in-person should be directed instead to the Medical Lifestyle Advisory Committee. We also encourage you to reach out to your physician and/or an NSWOC in your area for further questions that aren’t answered during the webinar. Note as well that recommendations made during a webinar are not intended to be a substitute for seeking professional advice, guidance and treatment.

Sign Petition

Ostomy Canada is petitioning the Ontario Government to: "Respect the ADP mandate to cover 75% of the average cost of ostomy supplies and would like your help by adding your name. Once we have a sufficient # of signatures, the petition will be brought to the Ontario Legislature by The NDP Health Critic.