On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Laurie McNichol, MSN, RN, CNS, GNP, CWOCN, CWON-AP, FAAN and Mikel Gray, PhD, FNP, PNP, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN. Laurie and Mikel share their ongoing work with the ICD-10-CM Codes and what to know about the new ICD-10 CM Codes for Irritant Contact Dermatitis Resource Center.
This podcast episode and the ICD-10 CM Codes for Irritant Contact Dermatitis Resource Center are supported by an educational grant from 3M. The WOCN® Society does not endorse specific products and services.
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About the Speakers:
Laurie McNichol works full time as a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Advanced Practice Nurse in Greensboro, NC. Her career as a WOC Nurse has focused on the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries, the care of the ostomy patient with a focus on the prevention of peristomal skin complications, incontinence-associated dermatitis and medical adhesive related skin injuries. She co-edited the first and second editions of the core curriculum textbook on wound care. Ms. McNichol has published and lectured widely and was a primary contributor to each of the WOCN Society’s six electronic decision support tools.
Dr. Gray is a Nurse Practitioner and Professor in the Department of Urology and School of Nursing at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Dr. Gray earned his Master’s degree as a pediatric nurse practitioner from the University of Virginia in 1981, and certificate as a family nurse practitioner in 2000. He earned a PhD in lower urinary tract physiology from the University of Florida, in 1990. Dr. Gray is licensed as a family and pediatric nurse practitioner and holds additional certification as a urologic nurse practitioner. He is Editor-in Chief of the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing and a Board Member of the Society’s Center for Clinical Investigation. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on topics related to urologic nursing, wound, ostomy and continence nursing and evidence-based practice. A fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, Dr. Gray is past president of both the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates and Certification board for Urologic Nurses and Associates.