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Best of Ostomy Publications

Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
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The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society  (WOCN) is the leading resource for guidelines and best practices in wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nursing care. Visit the  WOCN Society's Bookstore  to access print publications and get free shipping on all orders! Visit the WOCN Document Library for free downloadable resources.
Check out the "Best of" the WOCN Society's Ostomy Publications
Individuals who have a stoma often have many of the same questions and concerns. The  Basic Ostomy Skin Care: A Guide for Patient and Health Care Providers  is a resource that answers some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the care of a stoma and the skin around the stoma. Although this document was created with the consumer in mind, it may also be helpful for clinicians as a teaching tool.

Basic Ostomy Skin Care: A Guide for Patient and Health Care Providers is an updated version to the 2012 document.

Price: This is a free document available to view through the WOCN Document Library .
The Clinical Guideline: Management of the Adult Patient with a Fecal or Urinary Ostomy provides clinicians with current, available research and/or expert opinion in areas where research is lacking to promote best practice in ostomy care and management to ensure optimal outcomes for an individual undergoing ostomy surgery.

This guideline is available in print and is also available online as part of the WOCN Clinical Practice Guideline Series .

Member price: $30.00
Non-member price: $35.00
The WOC Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition , is the premier resource for wound, ostomy and continence nursing. This resource describes the tri-specialty, coordination and collaboration by WOC nurses; educational preparation and levels of WOC nurse providers; certification for WOC nursing; mandate for continuous professional development; ethics in WOC nursing; current issues and trends that influence WOC nursing; and future considerations and challenges for WOC nursing.

Member price: $39.95
Non-member price: $44.95
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 approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.

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