We are proud to present Joy Hooper’s video on ‘What is colostomy?’
As a Certified Wound, Ostomy & Continence nurse, I feel that I have been given a very unique calling and duty to provide care and education to patients and their families. I view my nursing as my own personal ministry, and it is by far the most meaningful and enjoyable challenge that I have ever had. I thoroughly enjoy every minute that I spend giving patient care, teaching, and helping my clients adjust to and overcome the changes that have occurred in their lives. From this end, I am always looking for ways to make my patients’ lives just a little bit easier and for ways that they might better understand what they need to do to move on with their lives despite their health problems.
The Anatomical Apron by Joy!! was conceived as an educational tool which helps patients and others understand the physiologic and structural changes that take place when ostomy surgery happens. Many have already found it to be extremely useful for bedside teaching and in classrooms, and I sincerely hope that you will enjoy using it as much as I have enjoyed developing it to share with you.
MedicalCraft is a small, home-grown company but we have plenty of big ideas which we are currently busy with. We hope to have more unique projects to add to our line of healthcare, instructional, and geriatric items very soon. We look forward to hearing from you about any of our products, and we certainly welcome any suggestions and ideas that you may have!
Joy Hooper, BSN, RN, CWOCN
Here is a link to the Anatomical Aprons website.