This session will focus on care coordination and collaboration by WOC nurses, ethics in WOC nursing, current issues and trends that influence WOC nursing, future considerations and challenges for WOC nursing, and standards of WOC nursing practice and professional performance.
The WOCN Society's evidence-based guidelines were developed by WOC nurses for nurses and allied health professionals alike. For online access to all of the Society's evidence-based guidelines, purchase the WOCN Clinical Practice Guideline Series.
The Society developed the Ostomy Care Associate (OCA) Program as a continuing education program to further empower wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) specialty nurses and to improve patient outcomes by enhancing the general ostomy knowledge for the entire nursing team.
The OCA Program is an evidence-based online course that meets international guidelines for ostomy care and provides 27.0 contact hours for nurses.
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™(WOCN®) 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.
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The WOCN® Society is professionally managed by Association Headquarters, a charter accredited association management company.
The 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 Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.