Invitation to join Focus Group

Are you passionate about helping improve lives of those who live with an ostomy? If so, please join Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)’s discussion on the development of the second edition of the new Best Practice Guideline on ostomy care and management.

TWO date & time options:

Tuesday August 15th, 2017 – 1:00 -2:00 pm (EDT) or

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 – 12:00-1:00 pm (EDT)

*both focus groups will be held by teleconference


To determine a broad perspective for what the needs of nurses and/or members of the interprofessional team are related to ostomy care and management

To explore the potential scope of the new guideline

To explore important patient outcomes relevant to ostomy care and management

Who should attend?

  • Nurses (e.g. RN, RPN, NP, Enterostomal Therapy Nurses) and other health-care providers (e.g. social workers, dietitians) from all sectors who provide care for clients with an ostomy
  • PhD prepared RNs with a focus on ostomy care
  • Persons living with an ostomy
  • Caregivers of a person living with an ostomy

Facilitator:  Nafsin Nizum, RN, MN, Guideline Development Lead

Space is limited, please register to attend:

Click here for Tuesday August 15 

Click here for Wednesday August 16

For more information contact Verity White, Project Coordinator at or 416-408-5636