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Greater Cincinnati
Ostomy Association
Reborn from the Ashes of Disease


Serving the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Area Since 1959

Mission:
The Greater Cincinnati Ostomy Association is a volunteer-based health organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and advocacy for people who have had or will have intestinal or urinary diversions.

National Affiliation:
The Greater Cincinnati Ostomy Association is now happy to be affiliated with UOAA (United Ostomy Associations of America). UOAA shares in our goals and will help us achieve our mission.

Youth Rally

July 17th – 22nd in San Diego, CA.
Youth Rally
Greater Cincinnati Ostomy Association

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Support & Education Meeting Locations and Schedules

Main Meeting Location is Bethesda North Hospital
Golder Room 1 or 2 on 2nd Floor
10500 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242
In Even Numbered Months (Feb, Apr, June, Aug, Oct, & Dec )
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Afternoon Satellite Meetings: West     East

Next Support & Education Meeting

Holly

Snowman

Holly

Thursday December 14, 2017 7:00 PM
Topic: Holiday Party
Kinda Walden, BSN, RN, CWOCN
Nancy Brown, BSN, RN, CWOCN
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Location: Bethesda North Hospital

Please note this is the 2nd Thursday, due to the 3rd Thursday being so close to Christmas. Also we start a half hour earlier at 7:00.

Gift Exchange: Please bring a $3 - $5 wrapped gift for our "Stealing Bingo" gift exchange. We always have extra gifts, if you happen to forget.
Food: You can bring a snack if you wish, but we usually have plenty.
Happy Hollidays

Holly

 

Happy New Year

 

Holly

Next Outing

Dinner Outing
Wednesday, January 6:00 PM
Location: LaRosa's - Hyde Park
Time: 6:00 PM (We start arriving around 5:30)
Address: 2684 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208
Across the street from Rookwood Comoms
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Not required, but if you RSVP, we will save you a seat
(513) 202-3345 or

Previous Meetings & Gatherings

Dinner Outing
Wednesday, November 15 6:00 PM
Location: Rusty Bucket


Pumkins

Thursday October 19, 2017 7:30 PM
Topic: "Vendor Fair"
Cory D. Barrat, MD
Mercy Hospital, Colon & Rectal Surgery

CWOCNs: Kinda Walden, BSN, RN, CWOCN
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Monica Koch, BSN, RN, CWON
Good Samaritan Hospital

Patti Burke, BSN, RN, CWOCN
Bethesda North Hospital

Location: Bethesda North Hospital

A Special THANK YOU to the Companies that attended:
Hollister, Safe n' Simple,
Byram Healthcare, & Edgepark Medical Supplies


Thank You to the other Suppliers and Manufacturers Represented:
B. Braun MedicalBirchwood Lab, Inc. (B-Sure)Bruce Medical SupplyByram HealthcareCelebration Ostomy Support BeltColo-MajicColoplastConvatecEdgepark Medical SuppliesH2ORS Oral Rehydration SolutionHollisterHy TapeMarlenNa'ScentNu-HopeOsto-EZ-VentOsto FreshOstomies AlertOSTOmysecretsParthenonPerfect ChoiceSafe n' SimpleSecuri-T USAShield HealthcareStealth BeltTri- Healthcare
Holister Rep Caitlan & Marlene


Thursday September 21, 2017 PM
Annual Picnic at Weller Park
Thank You to Convatec For Sponsoring the Fried Chicken this year


 

Thursday August 17, 2017 7:30 PM
Topic: "The Parastomal Hernia"
Guest Speaker: Jonathan R. Snyder, MD
UC Physicians Division of Colorectal surgery

CWOCN: Nancy Brown, BSN, RN, CWOCN
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

 


Dinner Outing
Wednesday, July 19 6:00 PM
Location: Don Pablo's Rookwood Commons



Thursday June 15, 2017 7:30 PM
Topic: "Coping with an Ostomy"
Dr Sally, PLUS Scott will share his ostomy story
CWOCN: RDr. Sally Arnold, DNP, RN, AGPCNP-BC, CWOCN
The Christ Hospital



Dinner Outing
Wednesday, May 17 6:00 PM
Location: Ruby Tuesday of Kenwood



Thursday April 20, 2017 7:30 PM
Topic: "Roundtable Discussions"
Nurse: Rita Pochard, BSN, RN, WOCN
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

And help us Welcome to Cincinnati
Cory D. Barrat, MD
Mercy Hospital, Colon & Rectal Surgery


 


Dinner Outing
Wednesday, March 15 6:00 PM
Location: Brothers Bar & Grill - Newport on the Levee



Thursday February 16, 2017 7:30 PM
Topic: "Ostomy Visitors"
Hear about the possitive benefits of a visitor
& help with plans for the next visitor training class.
Nurse: Nancy Dombek, BSN, RN, WCC
The Christ Hospital Wound and Ostomy Nursing Dept.

Location: Bethesda North Hospital



Dinner Outing
Wednesday, January 18 6:00 PM
Location: Bravo Cucina Italiana - Rookwood Exchange


Meeting Highlights from Previous Years


How to Contact Us:

Mail:
Greater Cincinnati Ostomy Association
7942 Schoolhouse Lane
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242

Voice Mail: (513) 202-3345


DISCLAIMER: The documents contained within these web pages are presented expressly for informational purposes only. In no way are any of the materials presented here meant to be a substitute for professional medical care or attention by a qualified practitioner, nor should they be construed as such. ALWAYS check with your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your condition, or before starting a new program of treatment. The sys-OP is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for ANY form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use (or misuse) of information contained in or implied by these documents.


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