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!
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.
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.
The Experiential Pathway: Use your experience to become Certified
Are you a bachelor’s prepared RN or AP nurse working in Wound, Ostomy, Continence or Foot Care? Use your experience to become Certified!
Hear from a nurse working in wound care who used the Experiential Pathway to become eligible to sit for the CWCN® exam!
JWOCN® Getting Ready for Certification articles are excellent tools to help prepare for WOCNCB® exams
The Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (JWOCN®) offers free access to “Getting Ready for Certification” articles for wound, ostomy, continence, and foot care. Jessica Simmons MSN, APN, FNP-C, CWON, DNC is the WOCNCB Board Liaison to the JWOCN and shares how these articles can be used as an exam prep tool along with some basic studying tips. These articles are an excellent resource to help prepare for WOCNCB exams and are free open access articles available on the JWOCN® online site.
Telehealth for Ostomy and Wound Care Patients
Gina Day Day BSN, RN, CWON® and Lydia Beal BSN, RN, CWOCN® are filling a gap providing expert clinical care virtually. Learn how they established an online clinic to provide access to care and develop step by step care plans for each patient, helping patients live life with confidence.
A Day in a Life of a CWOCN® in an Oncology Ostomy Outpatient Clinic
Star was a nurse for critical care and trauma in Acute Care before becoming a Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse in 2008. She remained in Acute Care until 2018, when she was given the opportunity to start an Outpatient Clinic at UC San Diego Health Moores Cancer Center specifically focusing on Ostomy patients.
Education for real life
Thank you for all of podcasts! They are real life stories and information that helps providers and patients!! I enjoy listening to all of these podcasts!!