The WOCN Society is a professional nursing society, which supports its members by promoting educational, clinical, and research opportunities to advance the practice and guide the delivery of expert health care to individuals with wounds, ostomies and continence concerns.
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The WOCN Society was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.
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The Evidence-Based Wound Care Guidelines and Fecal Ostomy Best Practice app provides up-to-date recommendations for patients with pressure ulcers, fecal ostomies, lower extremity arterial disease (LEAD), lower extremity neuropathic disease (LEND) and lower extremity venous disease (LEVD). The app, available for Apple and Android devices, includes guidelines and best practices on:
Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers
Management of the Patient with a Fecal Ostomy
Management of Wounds in Patients with LEAD
Management of Wounds in Patients with LEND
Management of Wounds in Patients with LEVD
When the WOCN Society updates guidelines, the app updates, as well, allowing you to avoid purchasing new sets of hard copy guidelines.
If you are planning to join us next year for the 2016 WOCN® Society & CAET Joint Conference, now is the ideal time to ensure that your passport is up-to-date. Visit the US Department of State website to apply for or renew a passport.
Diverse Content Available through the CEC
The WOCN Society's Continuing Education Center features a wealth of content from across the spectrum of WOC care. Here is a small sampling of the range of content provided through the CEC: