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Welcome to WOCNCB Certification Inspiration, a podcast featuring conversations with nurses certified in wound, ostomy, continence, and foot care, health care advocates, patients and more! Listen and learn more about nursing certification and be inspired!

WOCNCB Certification Inspiration Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB)

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Welcome to WOCNCB Certification Inspiration, a podcast featuring conversations with nurses certified in wound, ostomy, continence, and foot care, health care advocates, patients and more! Listen and learn more about nursing certification and be inspired!

    A Conversation with members of Northside Hospital, GA, the 2023 Employer Recognition Award Winner!

    A Conversation with members of Northside Hospital, GA, the 2023 Employer Recognition Award Winner!

    At Northside Hospital the WOCNCB Certified Nurse team serves as leaders, educators, consultants and administrators. In this episode we are joined members of the Northside Hospital, Georgia team:Patricia Tyson - Nurse Director for WOC Nursing and GI Services WOCNCB Certified:Angela Dye  - WOC Nurse Manager Jessica Wood - WOC Nurse SupervisorElizabeth Blankeship-WOC Nurse and PreceptorLytton Reese - WOC Nurse and Preceptor  The WOCNCB Award committee who reviewed all the nominations will interview the members of the Northside Hospital team.Alex Aningalan, DNP, RN, CWONSarah Erslev, BSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCN They discuss a variety of topics including the growth of the Northside Hospital WOC nursing team, leadership support for WOCNCB-certified nurses, team collaboration with all the units and the nomination application process.

    • 30 min
    New Streamlined PGP Requirements – What you Need to Know!

    New Streamlined PGP Requirements – What you Need to Know!

    Listen to Linda McKenna, MSN, RN, CWOCN  and Lynette Gunn, APRN,GCNS-BC,CWCN,CFCN discuss the new 2024 Professional Growth Portfolio (PGP) requirements. The streamlined requirements will make more nurses eligible to recertify without taking an exams! 

    • 21 min
    WOCNCB 45th Anniversary: A Conversation with some of our Longest Continuously Certified Nurses

    WOCNCB 45th Anniversary: A Conversation with some of our Longest Continuously Certified Nurses

     To celebrate our 45th anniversary. WOCNCB President Jessica Simmons speaks with WOCNCB Certified Janice Colwell, Mary Gloeckner, Bonnie Rolstad and Ruth Bryant to highlight the specialty, inspiration to become certified and the changes in the specialty, their practice and role over the years. 

    • 44 min
    A Conversation with members of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, the 2022 Employer Recognition Award Winner!

    A Conversation with members of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, the 2022 Employer Recognition Award Winner!

    At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles the WOCNCB Certified Nurses team serves as leaders, educators, consultants and administrators. In this episode we are joined members of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center team: Anita Girard, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of NursingPatricia “Peachy” Hain, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE, Executive Director of NursingAnnie Azor-Ocampo, MSN RN CWOCN DAPWCA, A Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse, Department of Wound and Ostomy CareMathew Monterola, DNP, MSN, RN, PCCN-K, Associate Director of Clinical Support Programs, SPHM, WOCN, Inpatient Diabetes Education, & Dialysis  The WOCNCB Award committee who reviewed all the nominations will interview the members of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center team.Alex Aningalan, MSN RN CWOSarah Erslev, BSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCNHolly Hovan, MSN, GERO-BC, APRN, CWOCN-AP. ANCC They discuss a variety of topics including the growth of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center WOC nursing team, leadership support for WOCNCB-certified nurses and the nomination application process. 

    • 36 min
    The Value and Role of a CWOCN from a Colon & Rectal surgeon point of view

    The Value and Role of a CWOCN from a Colon & Rectal surgeon point of view

    Kristen Benavides BSN, RN, CWOCN interviewing S. Joga Ivatury, MD, MHA, Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Dell Medical School and currently practices at Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas in Austin. They will discuss the important role a Certified Wound Ostomy Continence nurse has in both the inpatient and outpatient setting providing essential support and education to patients.

    • 7 min
    The Value and Need for a Certified Foot Care Nurse (CFCN)

    The Value and Need for a Certified Foot Care Nurse (CFCN)

    In this episode you will hear Kate Clayton-Jones, a CFCN and founder of FootCare by Nurses. Kate has built her business from the ground up as a skilled nursing agency that fills the gap in foot care between the medical podiatric approach to feet and the cosmetics of pedicures focusing on improving overall foot function and a patient’s quality of life.

    • 8 min

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