Ostomy Support Group of Northern Virginia, LLC.

A 501(c)(3) Organization

Monthly Group Meetings

Come and join us!

Northern Virginia Support Group Meeting

Date: October 1, 2023

Time: 1:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Stomacloak demonstration and report on BCAN conference

Speakers: Frank Peterson, Pat Camp, and Linda Arundel WOCN

Join the Zoom meeting: Meeting link will be posted soon

Meeting ID: TBD
Passcode: TBD
Meeting Audio Access:
301-715-8592 US (Washington DC).

Date Format Topic
Oct 1 zoom

(1) Stomacloak demonstration - Frank Peterson, Pat Camp

(2) Report on BCAN conference – Linda Arundel WOCN

Nov 5 zoom Dr. I. Rosner, MD, urologist: “Complications Linked to Urinary Diversions: hernia, kidney stones, UTIs, renal failure”
Dec 3 in-person Holiday Party Report on UOAA Conference – Cecilia Lynn WOCN
Jan 7 zoom WOC nurse panel to answer questions: Linda Arundel, Judie Tulowitzky, plus
Feb 4 zoom Craig Glazer: OSGNV member “Travel Opportunities and Challenges for the Ostomate: Stories from the Front Lines”
Mar 3 in-person Brainstorming about Better Service from Distributors of Ostomy Supplies
Apr 7 zoom Pharmacist gives advice on medications and ostomates OR speaker from Friends of Ostomates Worldwide
May 5 in-person MAY VENDOR FAIR – 1:30 to 4:00 at Inova Fairfax Hospital
June 2 in-person Ms Tammy Treadway, RN, “Emergency preparedness for ostomates”
Election of officers

Fredericksburg Ostomy Connections Support

Group Meeting


Tompkin Martin Building (on the Mary Washington Healthcare campus)
1101 Sam Perry Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA 22401.


Third Tuesday of the month from 5:30 to 6:30 PM

Upcoming Meetings:

Date: September 19, 2023.
Topic: Meet and Greet Mary Washington New Colon Rectal Surgeon, Ayana Chase Greaves.

Please note:

  • Family members are welcome.
  • Meetings are subject to being held virtually as officials deem necessary.
  • If Fredericksburg school system is closed due to inclement weather, then Ostomy Support Group meeting is cancelled.

For information, contact:

Gail Erickson, BSN,RN,CWOCN at 540-741-1751.

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