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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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Striving Toward Excellence With the Pediatric Ostomy Population: A Personal Journey

Society member Joanna Burgess, BSN, RN, CWOCN, shared her experience about growing up as an ostomate and her contribution to the members-only document, Pediatric Ostomy …

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Share Your Story: How My Own WOC Nurses Inspired My Passion

We asked members to share their story about why they are passionate about WOC nursing. WOCN Society member, Heather Brigstock, ADN, RN, shared her incredible …

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Guided Nursing Electives – Wound Care at Roper Hospital

The following post was written by Xiang Liu, a student at the Medical University of South Carolina. Ever since I enrolled in the BSN program, …

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