OSTOMY LAS VEGAS SUPPORT GROUP
United Ostomy Associations of America Affiliated Support Group # 337
welcomes you to our pages.
If you have issues getting into this group,
please complete "Contact Us" form for more info.
Please remember we are a volunteer group
- we will follow up as quickly as possible.
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Two (2) Locations:
St. Rose Hospital - Siena - Henderson
3001 St. Rose Parkway, Henderson NV 89052
Day: 2nd Saturday / Each Month / 2pm - 4pm
Rms: Macdonald Conference Center A/B
WOCN: Cathy Downey
Sunrise Hospital - Las Vegas
3186 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Day: 2nd Tuesday / Each Month / 7 pm - 9 pm
Rm: Rendezvous Room (Near Cafeteria)
WOCN: Brenda Leake
There's a 3rd Group In The NorthWest area
#396 North Las Vegas Ostomy Support Group
Las Vegas, NV
Patty Blaschak, RN, WOCN
Meeting Location: Mountainview Hospital
Medical Office Building, 3150 N. Tenaya Way,
(across from covered parking structure, H2U entrance)
Las Vegas, Nevada 89128 (see map)
Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Dates: Second Wednesday of each month
Major Group Announcements:
Henderson / Las Vegas
Dark July/August (No Meeting)
Always Available To Talk Via Email Or Phone # Below If You Cannot Attend Meetings - Feel Free To Call
Join Our Google group below and join our group for bi-monthly electronic newsletter.
We have areas where you can join in and discuss questions and issues. This is a support group for Ostomates (Colostomy, Ileostomy and/or Urostomy). We do not provide medical advise.
Another online group: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Purpose: to reach, aid and educate all those who need help with the emotional acceptance and physical maintenance of their Ostomy related surgery.
Our Goal: to help people return to productive lives following surgery and attain and maintain “optimum health.”
Visiting Program: Visitation/educational services are offered upon request. For visits to patients who have had Ostomy or related surgery, please contact any group officer.
Meetings: Are held second Saturday of each month @ 2:00 pm, @ St Rose Hospital Siena, 3001 St Rose Parkway, Henderson
(except July/August – Dark)
Visitors are always welcome: The Town Karaya is published 6 per year. It is sent to all members electronically. You are invited to submit pertinent news items and other materials. if you want hard copy, there is additional charge for printing costs.
Please contact the editor, Fran P
via the Contact Us page
If you have educational material in electronic document form, please send to snvostomy"at"gmail.com
to review for addition to our pages.
Bring your spouse and family members to Ostomy meetings.
The more they know about Ostomy management, the more understanding you’ll have form them at home, and the more comfortable they will be about what you have to do.
You do not have to be a member or an Ostomate to attend. You are always welcome.
Medical Professionals Please Note
One of this group’s major functions is to provide, when requested, Ostomate and spouse visitors, [frequently by telephone], trained in accordance with the guidelines of the United Ostomy Associations, and instructed by our own ET nurses.
If you have a patient who has had, or will have an Ostomy procedure,please call our visiting coordinators:
Fran Popp / Bonnie Moe
Paul Attardo - Educator
We give support to both patients and families.
We DO NOT give medical advice.
Bi Monthly Newsletter
We will be economizing by sending the newsletter out via email in the future to any ostomate who has an email address.
Six (6) times a year.
Hard copies will be sent to non-computer users only
(702) 483 8116 - to request hard copy
- Contact officers below if you need to have a hard copy mailed.
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Support Group’s Officers - 2013/2014
President: Fran Popp 702 483-8116
snvostomypres "at" gmail.com
Secretary Cathy Downey 702 483-8116
Treasurer Bonnie Moe 702 245 1771
We have a FACEBOOK page now
Link/ Email: SNOA116@groups.facebook.com
Note: The "at" is representative of @ in email addresses to prevent spoofing of the addresses.
OSTOMY SUPPLY DONATIONS
If you have supplies and would like to dispose of them, please contact us - 702- 483-8116
OSTOMY PATIENT EDUCATION
TO PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY, PLEASE NOTE:
THE MEMBERSHIP LIST IS NOT SHARED TO THE GENERAL GROUP, ONLY THE MANAGERS OF THE GROUP CAN SEE THE MEMBERSHIP LIST.
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