Episode 113 EP 113: Navigating the Role of a WOC Nurse in Uncharted Territory

On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Vickee Ramick, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CWOCN, as she shares her experience transitioning into a role as a wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) nurse at an organization that did not have a recent WOC nurse presence. Vickee sheds light on the challenges she faced and the strategies she employed to establish a thriving WOC practice in uncharted territory.

Episode Resources:
Click here to view Vickee’s WOCN® Member Spotlight blog.

About the Speaker:
Victoria (Vickee) Ramik, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CWOCN, has been a nurse for four decades, predominately as a bedside nurse and clinical nurse specialist in critical care. In 2010, she became tri-specialty certified in wound, ostomy, and continence care. Vickee retired from nursing in 2023 and does not have a formal plan yet, but she will miss taking care of her patients.