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Clinical Tools for Clinicians and Consumers

NEW! Body Worn Absorbent Product Guide

BWAPThe Body Worn Absorbent Product Guide is an evidence- and consensus-based algorithm for selection, use, and evaluation of body worn absorbent products for the management of individuals with urinary and/or fecal incontinence. This algorithm will help to fill the gap in resources available for first-line and WOC specialty practice nurses guiding optimal use of these products.

Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Clinicians

PSAG BannerThe Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Clinicians is a mobile tool that provides basic guidance to clinicians on identifying and treating peristomal skin complications, including instructions for patient care and conditions that warrant referral to a WOC/NSWOC (Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence)Click here for additional online materials, including a CE Course and a past conference session.

Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers

PSAG Consumer

The Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers is an easy to use, mobile tool that provides basic guidance for teens and adults living with an ostomy. It is designed to help identify common skin problems, provide next steps for care or management and appropriately prompt individuals to seek care or support from a WOC nurse or NSWOC.
NEW FEATURE! This tool is now available in both English and Spanish.

Support Surface Algorithm

Support Surface Algorithm

An Evidence- and Consensus-Based Support Surface Algorithm was developed by the WOCN Society in an effort to provide clinical guidance for selecting support surfaces based on individual patient needs for pressure injury prevention. Click here for additional online materials, including a CE Course, JWOCN article, a Case Study and past Conference sessions.


VLU Algorithm

VLU Algorithm

The Compression for Primary Prevention, Treatment and Prevention of Recurrence of Venous Leg Ulcers, an evidence- and consensus-based algorithm, was developed by the WOCN Society in an effort to customize compression therapy for each individual with chronic venous insufficiency (CVI).


Image Library

WOCN Image Library

The Image Library contains an assortment of images related to the care of wound, ostomy and incontinence patients and provides the opportunity to search images, learn about the image, and download for professional and educational purposes. Images from the WOCN Image Library may not be used for commercial purposes. 


OASIS Resources

Guidance on OASIS Skin and Wound: Includes WOCN Society's OASIS resources for Guidance on OASIS-C1 and OASIS-C2 Integumentary Items.

ANA CAUTI Prevention Tool

CAUTI Prevention Tool: Download the ANA CAUTI Prevention Tool and companion background/guidance document.

AHRQ On-Time Pressure Ulcer Prevention Tool

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has created an On-Time Pressure Ulcer Prevention program to help nursing homes with electronic medical records reduce the occurrence of in-house pressure ulcers. A copy of the On-Time program and additional information can be found here.

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