WOCNS

(redirected from Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society)
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WOCNSWound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (Mt. Laurel, NJ)
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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) Continence Committee.
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) is a premier nursing specialty organization dedicated to safe and effective wound, ostomy and continence care.
The impact of incontinence and moisture on pressure ulcer formation is recognized in guidelines published by multiple organizations that recommend management of these risk factors (Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement [ICSI], 2014; Minnesota Hospital Association [MHA], 2011; National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance, 2014; Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society [WOCN], 2010, 2011).
These ANA affiliates contributed to the development of the tool: Association of peri-Operative Registered Nurses; Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses; Association of Rehabilitation Nurses; and Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society.
https://www.ostomy.org Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society http://www.wocn.org http://www.ostomy.org/ostomy_info/wocn/ wocn_discharge_planning.pdf Alternative resources.
One of the latest examples of the latter is the new Evidence-Based Wound Care Guidelines and Fecal Ostomy Best Practice app, sold by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) for iPhones, iPads, or iPod Touch devices.
Feeser, MS, RN, CWOCN, a member of the national board of directors of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN), says that the main goal in ostomy care is preserving the skin around the stoma, and she strongly agrees with the concept of avoiding multiple skin products.
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society. Guideline for Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers.
The CWOCN works with the patient to identify the most optimal location for placement of the urostomy based on guidelines developed by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) and American Urological Association (AUA).
The Baltimore Affiliate of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society established discharge collaboration that incorporates organizational processes, professional codes, and ostomy nurse specialists.
In addition to clinical practice, she is a member of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, the Society for the Advancement of Wound Care, the Beta lota Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, and the Association for Rehabilitation Nursing.
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society includes information on new nurse education programs and certification review courses, a review of new industry literature, upcoming events and meetings, and updates on legislative, regulatory and reimbursement issues.