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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Proper Use of WOCN® Acronym and WOCNB® 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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A New Beginning

This guest blog post was written by WOCN member Ann-Marie Waechter, BSN, RN, CWCN, MS-BC. Photo above: The advance team for Mercy Ships worked in …

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