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WOCN Receives Industry’s Highest Honor for WOCN® Ostomy Education Day
We are pleased to announce WOCN has been named a Power of A Silver Award winner by The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)! The …Read More
Women Helping Women: Nurse’s Ostomy Journey
The content in this blog was provided by Manda Barger, Secretary of Girls with Guts Rachel Badovick is a certified acute care pediatric nurse practitioner. …Read More
What Is the Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers and Who Can Benefit From It?
What is the Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers and Who Can Benefit From It? How to use the Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers …Read More
Ostomy and Continent Diversion Patient Bill of Rights
Ostomy and Continent Diversion Patient Bill of Rights Act Today and Be a Voice for Change Joanna J. Burgess BSN, RN, CWOCN Management Board of …Read More
Awesome Ollie the Ostomy Bear
The Society does not endorse or support products or services. This is a guest blog post written by ostomy patient and advocate, Dawnette Meredith. If …Read More
10 Things I Didn’t Know Before I Had My Ostomy
This guest blog post was written by ostomy patient and advocate Amy Oestreicher. When I first got my ostomy, I felt very alone. I felt …Read More
Dealing With Life as a Double Ostomate
This guest blog post was written by ostomy patient and advocate Jearlean Alston-Taylor. How my journey as a double ostomate began: I grew up in …Read More
Striving Toward Excellence With the Pediatric Ostomy Population: A Personal Journey
Society member Joanna Burgess, BSN, RN, CWOCN, shared her experience about growing up as an ostomate and her contribution to the members-only document, Pediatric Ostomy …Read More
Share Your Story: How My Own WOC Nurses Inspired My Passion
We asked members to share their story about why they are passionate about WOC nursing. WOCN Society member, Heather Brigstock, ADN, RN, shared her incredible …Read More