WOC Nursing is One of Fastest Growing Jobs

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If you’re looking for a rewarding and growing career in healthcare, you may want to consider becoming a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse (WOC Nurse). This specialty field within nursing focuses on the care of patients with wounds, ostomies, and incontinence issues. Here’s why it’s one of the fastest growing jobs in healthcare and why […]

Certified Nurses Day is just around the corner!

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Certified Nurses Day is on March 19, 2023, and it’s a perfect time to celebrate and recognize certified nurses worldwide. Certified nurses play a crucial role in providing high-quality care to patients, and their dedication and commitment to ongoing learning and professional development are essential. This year, let’s take a moment to acknowledge and celebrate […]

WOCN® Scholarship Opportunity

Attention all nurses seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence nursing! The WOCN® Scholarship Committee is thrilled to offer scholarship awards to support your attendance at Accredited Educational Programs. To be eligible, you must be accepted into a WOC Nursing Education Program (WOCNEP) that is Accredited by the WOCN Society. […]

Summer Semester Opens April 28

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to advance your nursing career? Do you want to gain specialized skills and knowledge in wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) care? If so, we have great news for you: we are now accepting applications for our Summer Semester program! Apply Here. Our WOC nursing program is designed […]

Upcoming Webinar Convexity Consensus: A Pathway for Use

FREE WEBINAR! Convexity Consensus: A Pathway for Use Thursday, March 16, 2023 12:00-1:00 pm CST Purpose: Discuss recent consensus statements and the pathway of convexity use in the immediate postoperative period. Principles for soft convexity use will be a focus of this presentation. Presenter: Debra Netsch, DNP, APRN, CNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN-AP, CFCN WEB WOC® Co-Director […]

WEB WOC® On the Road: WOCNext

What a pleasure it was to attend the WOCNext 2022 Conference: A Global Education Event from WOCN® & WCET®, Fort Worth, Texas in PERSON! You heard me right, IN PERSON! YaaaHOOO! Being reunited with fellow WOC nurse colleagues to learn and reconnect is just what the doctor ordered to ReBoot and Reenergize all of our […]

Alumni Stories: I NEVER thought I’d be a WOC Nurse

WHEN I WAS IN NURSING SCHOOL, I NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD BE IN THE PROCESS OF BECOMING A WOC NURSE! I knew I didn’t want to deal with wounds, or ostomies. When I worked in the hospital, I was able to avoid wounds and ostomies majority of the time. As I practiced in home care, […]

On the Road: Next Stop Fort Worth, Texas!

We hope to see you in person at the WOCNext® in Fort Worth Texas June 5-8. Stop by our booth to see what’s new, pick-up your Alumni pin, and enter our photo contest to “WIN” a prize. Do you have a WOC superpower? We WANT YOU! Share your story at our booth, why did you become […]

Upcoming Webinar: Peeking Under the Ostomy Skin Barrier

Come join us for a free webinar! Peeking Under the Ostomy Skin Barrier Thursday, May 19, 2022 6:00-7:00 pm CST Purpose: Maintaining peristomal skin health is a priority for the ostomy care nurse/provider to learn more about to decrease the incidence of peristomal skin complications and improve the quality of life for those individuals with […]

Alumni Stories: I was certain I did not want to be a nurse

AFTER I GRADUATED FROM NURSING SCHOOL WITH MY BACHELOR’S IN NURSING DEGREE, I WAS CERTAIN I DID NOT WANT TO BE A NURSE. I started working with a WOC nurse a few years later. I watched how well she worked with Ostomy and Wound care patients with and how well versed she was in the […]