Cristina Vidal, RN

Vidal has been working at Althaia, Xarxa Assistencial Universitària de Manresa since 1992. She works as a stomal therapy nurse, specializing in managing ostomies and incontinence, her main lines of research.

The social aspect is essential in her activity. Faced with the need and demand she received from people with an ostomy, in 2018, Vidal created the Associació Catalana d’Ostomitzats Catalunya Central (ACOCC). She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Associació Catalana d’Ostomitzats (ACO).

Vidal also participates as a nurse expert in the GESTO working group, formed by stomal therapy nurses from all over the state, whose objective is to share research projects, educational material, action protocols, and visibility campaigns with professionals in the field. She is also a member of the scientific group Puntos de encuentro de Cataluña.

At the teaching level, Vidal teaches in training programs on transanal irrigation, pelvic floor, ostomies, and cures for other nurses; and she is a tutor for the practical training of students of Nursing Degree and Resident Nurses of the Multiprofessional Teaching Unit AFIC Catalunya Central.

Vidal obtained her Master’s Degree in Nursing in Coloproctology and Stomatherapy from UFV Universidad Francisco de Vitoria in 2019.

Cristina loves hiking and enjoying family and friends.