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About the Author: Christine Kijek

Christine Kijek

Christine Kijek is a colorectal nurse at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT. She has a wealth of knowledge in this field as well as personal experience. HPFY is thrilled that she has been an active participant in the Ostomy Support Group. Christine lives in Bethel, CT with her husband Ed. Her children are married and live nearby. She has 4 grandchildren and is known as GiGi. Christine enjoys riding motor cycles and spends many hours gardening. She can often be found onboard a Carnival Cruise ship lounging by the pool.

Christine Kijek's Articles

Pressure Injuries

Posted on Apr 05, 2021 by Christine Kijek

pressure injuries treatment. stages of pressure injuries

Posted in Pressure Ulcers

Wound Care Basics

Posted on Mar 19, 2021 by Christine Kijek

The Basic Of wound Care-wound Basic-Hpfy

Posted in Wound Care

Living With an Ostomy

Posted on Mar 08, 2021 by Christine Kijek

The journey of an ostomate is challenging. We are faced with fear of the unknown, fear of the changes in our bodies and fear of acceptance.

Posted in Ostomy

Not Just a Colorectal Surgery Nurse - a Patient Too

Posted on Sep 22, 2020 by Christine Kijek

Christine Kijeck a colorectal surgical nurse at Danbury Hospital shared her experiences of dealing with colorectal surgery with the Ostomy Support Group started by HPFY.

Posted in Community