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  1. Denuded Peristomal Skin
    Don't forget domboro's solution for weeping, denuded, inflamed skin. Helps dry, ad provides comfort. It is frustrating but rewarding as you say...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. Seeking online WOCN mentor
    You should join WOCN their forum is always where I go first for problems...people there are passionate about what we do, and always helpful...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  3. Necrotic toes wound care
    Sorry, spell check, povidone should be enough
    Sep 17
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  4. Necrotic toes wound care
    Xeroform provides a bacteriostactic moist wound environment, bismuth is impregnated into the gauze, similar to silver in its ionic ability... Don't think you want to keep those toes...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  5. Is there really a demand?
    I had to do it all on my own, went to webwoc, great online experience, I passed all three board exams on first try. There are opportunities, just have to look. Once certified makes a big difference...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  6. Wanting training, has no experience
    Check out WOCN gold standard for training
    Sep 17
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  7. Wound bed appearance with a wound vac?
    Look at the wound: if you assess more than 60% yellow slough then vac is not appropriate tx for wound. Needs more vigorous cleaning before vac will do its job. Alert physician and ask for another tx...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  8. 4 Eyes Assessment
    Looking for backup on four eyes skin assessment, anyone found any research that supports this practice? Any help appreciated!
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Cost of getting WOCN Wound Care Certification
    I paid for everything myself, roughly $8,000, at the time my hospital provided a $2000 tuition reimbursement, but that program disappeared. My preceptorship did not charge, as they were in my system....
    Aug 3
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  10. CNS vs NP vs CWOCN-AP
    Thank you all for your suggestions. Been so busy with patient care and never ending support mtgs. Persons of size, incontinence care (no briefs) and other issues. Appreciate your comments....
    Jun 19
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  11. CNS vs NP vs CWOCN-AP
    Any comments appreciated...I am a CWOCN practicing in MI, 3 yrs in acute care, 8 yrs RN, looking to advance but SO confused on next step. Can't afford to stop working FT, no help tuition wise from...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  12. Does patient need to know the diagnosis?
    I feel for you. Please consult with charge RN. There may be cultural factors in play here. It is NOT your job to deliver that information to the patient, it belongs to the doctor and the family. Make...
    Jan 12, '07
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. Discuss: allnurses.com is turning 10 years old soon! what should we do?
    Greetings all my first posting, i gained SO MUCH by browsing your forum. as a student i am learning about the culture of nursing i will be joining after graduating in may. i like the idea of a...
    Mar 15, '06
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements


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