November Bladder Health

Since 2016, November is designated National Bladder Health Month thanks to Bladder Health Alliance’s due diligence in securing this designation from the U.S. Congress. Several organizations have joined the Alliance to promote bladder health awareness with downloadable informatics with surprising urological facts, posters, videos, social media messages, patient brochures etc. to raise awareness of bladder […]

WOC Nursing is One of Fastest Growing Jobs

Nurses Learning

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!

Karolina Grabowska - Gratitude message for nurses with red hearts

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 […]

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, […]

Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (WOC) Nurses Week Starts!

Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (WOC) Nurses make a difference in someone’s life each and every day.  Ostomies save lives, wounds are healed, and bowel and bladder control are improved every single day.  Most nurses spend their entire professional career helping, learning, and continuing their education to make a positive impact as frontline caregivers.  So many […]

WEB WOC On the Road – Phoenix, Arizona

Reunited and it feels so good! After a 2-year COVID-19 break, WEB WOC (JoAnn Ermer-Seltun, Bonnie Rolstad, and Kathy Borchert) attended the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) in Phoenix, Arizona. It was so fun to see so many of our colleagues and alumni in real-life presenting and attending educational exhibits. Wired-life versus Real-life, there’s no comparison! To […]