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WOCNow: NEW Ostomy Tool for Consumers

Monday, June 11, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jenna Bertini
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June 7, 2018
Thank You for Joining Us in Philadelphia!
50 Years, 1968-2018
Yesterday we concluded the final day of programming for the WOCN ® Society's 50th Annual Conference. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend and celebrate with us in Philadelphia! We hope you had fun, learned a lot and made lasting memories.

If you haven't already, share your favorite moments from conference on social media by using the hashtag  #WOCN50.

Save the date for the 2019 conference in Nashville TN, June 23-26!
New Ostomy Tool for Consumers
Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers
The  Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers is an online tool that provides basic guidance for people living with an ostomy. It is designed to help identify common skin problems, provide next steps for care or management and appropriately refer individuals to seek care or support from a WOC nurse or a NSWOC for additional support. Visit psag-consumer.wocn.org.
Free Nurse's Edition of The Phoenix Magazine
Enjoy this free nurse's edition of The Phoenix, the official magazine of the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA).

Hot topics in this issue include:

Female Sexual Function After Ostomy Surgery
The effects of surgery and treatment options available
Cliff Kalibjian

Ostomy and Hernia Belts
What’s available and how to find the right size for patients
Bradley J Galindo, Estelle Galindo, RN, CWOCN 
and Linda Zech, MSN, RN, CWOCN

Swimming with an Ostomy
Don’t let a stoma stop patients from making a splash!
Joan Junkin, MSN, APRN-CNS

The Crusting Technique
Learn how to adhere a skin barrier to compromised skin
Joan Junkin, MSN, APRN-CNS

Ordering Supplies
Taking the guesswork out of this essential routine
Cliff Kalibjian
Southwest Technologies, Inc.
3M Award Recipient
Recipient of the 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety
Congratulations to Claire Hibbs-Cussonat of Connecticut Children's Medical Center, the recipient of the 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety.
Accreditation Statement
 
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.
 
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society 
1120 Route 73, Suite 200
Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054 

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.

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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.

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