The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) Center for Wound
Care offers patients and physicians ongoing access to a certified
Ostomy nurse specialist.
Our Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses provide treatment recommendations
and counseling to help patients resume their normal activities post-surgery.
Our clinicians work with patients before surgery by pre-operative
consultations for stoma siting, and after surgery to help with pouching
The services we currently provide are:
Ostomy Support Group
The UM UCH Ostomy Support Group offers
education, tips, support and an opportunity for individuals who have
an ileostomy, colostomy or urostomy to meet fellow ostomates. Those
who have recently experienced surgery or are about to undergo surgery
are encouraged to attend. Monthly meetings are held on Sundays from
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. with the exception of the months of July and August.
The meetings are held in the Center for Wound Care, located on the
2nd Floor at University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital (UM HMH).
If you would like more information about our support group, please
contact us at 443-843-6600.
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