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What Is the Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers and Who Can Benefit From It?
What is the Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers and Who Can Benefit From It? How to use the Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers …Read More
Easy Ways to Fund the Future of WOC Nursing
Due to the growing need for wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) nurses and a strong belief in the continued growth and success of WOC …Read More
Ostomy and Continent Diversion Patient Bill of Rights
Ostomy and Continent Diversion Patient Bill of Rights Act Today and Be a Voice for Change Joanna J. Burgess BSN, RN, CWOCN Management Board of …Read More
Scholarship Program Application Updates
Written by Chair of the Scholarship Task Force, Carole Bauer, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, OCN, CWOCN. Have you ever wondered about the scholarship program offered by …Read More
WTA Program On-Site Competency Test Held at Home Care Conference
RitKen and Associates, LLC. exhibited at the Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF) 28th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Orlando, Florida, where they took …Read More
Proper Use of WOCN® Acronym and WOCNCB® Credentials
The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) Society adopted the American Nurses Association (ANA) position statement regarding the order of credentials and certifications for …Read More
Awesome Ollie the Ostomy Bear
The Society does not endorse or support products or services. This is a guest blog post written by ostomy patient and advocate, Dawnette Meredith. If …Read More
10 Things I Didn’t Know Before I Had My Ostomy
This guest blog post was written by ostomy patient and advocate Amy Oestreicher. When I first got my ostomy, I felt very alone. I felt …Read More
Dealing With Life as a Double Ostomate
This guest blog post was written by ostomy patient and advocate Jearlean Alston-Taylor. How my journey as a double ostomate began: I grew up in …Read More