Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing

The care of wounds, ostomies and continence care is a special calling. Many patients won't discuss such personal issues with just any healthcare team member. So, in addition to providing physical care, there are also emotional issues for these patients. Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing is the to discuss this type of nursing.

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  1. No Wound Care Experience (is certification a possibility) ???
    by wife&mommyRN Mar 13, '11
    1
    muffins20
  2. Skin tears, steri-strips or xeroform?
    • Closed
    by overlyrn Jun 13, '06
    5
    CarreBarreLPN
  3. Looking for employment...
    by marmbrusterRN Feb 23, '11
  4. how do i become a wound care nurse
    by jpearsonrn Dec 11, '10
    9
    drw.rn
  5. Early Intervention for Wound Care
    • Closed
    by betts Dec 11, '02
    3
    Shirdent
  6. Specialty Nurse as educational interview subject(can be done email)
    by Oldest&Ugliest Jan 24, '11
  7. Silvasorb and Calcium Alginate
    by cmarn Nov 23, '10
    2
    annaedRN
  8. Hospital or Home Health? Which do you prefer as a WOCN?
    by tinderbox Jan 20, '11
  9. How much pay per visit or salary?
    by BChapp3182 Nov 23, '09
    5
    yrmajesty3
  10. Granulation vs Agranulation Tissue
    by sugah-dumplin Jan 4, '11
    1
    carleah
  11. wound started as acne
    • Closed
    by Mr.mopar Jan 3, '11
    1
    dianah
  12. A Wound/Pain Question, Please
    by sharpeimom Dec 22, '10
    1
    XB9S
  13. wound descriptions
    by SuperNurse2009 Nov 13, '10
    3
    knorahs65
  14. Proper application of Xeroform
    • Closed
    by futurenursethatcares Mar 20, '07
    3
    elvia
  15. Wound Care Specialty Question
    by pmshiftrn Dec 18, '10
  16. Finding preceptors
    by tinderbox Dec 17, '10
  17. Non Licensed Staff Training on Skin Care
    by MYRN2014 Dec 16, '10
  18. Professional Associations
    by AJpcvRN Dec 11, '10
  19. Pictures of wounds, ostomies, etc for lectures
    by smmshanna0716 Aug 2, '10
    1
    seghull
  20. How long is WOCN program?
    by tinderbox Nov 28, '10
  21. good book!
    by Emmjay Sep 29, '10
    3
    Chrissy Lou
  22. blood blister formation on heel
    by itsmejuli Oct 5, '10
    1
    Chrissy Lou
  23. Black heals, debride or dry dressing?
    by JenniferSews Nov 7, '10
    4
    Chrissy Lou
  24. Wound won't heal despite interventions
    by PsychNurseWannaBe Aug 29, '10
    3
    margo533
  25. Necrotic ulcer and Surgeon
    by Darknights Sep 13, '10
    2
    margo533
  26. Lance a wound
    by bioniclewoman Sep 19, '10
    1
    margo533
  27. WOCN or ET Nurses Questions
    • Closed
    by lighthouseRN Oct 3, '06
    6
    margo533
  28. What school did you choose and why?
    by Ared1 Oct 28, '10
    1
    margo533
  29. Do you need to soak calcium alginate rope for packing?
    by Neener_RNBSN Nov 3, '10
    2
    margo533
  30. Cause for HUGE blisters on top of feet?
    • Closed
    by ws582 Oct 28, '10
    2
    XB9S
  31. Awkward area to dress: adjacent Labia majora
    by Sterlink Oct 21, '10
    2
    Ared1
  32. What wound care journals do you subscribe to?
    by groovy jeff Oct 1, '10
    2
    LisaMarieLVN
  33. Wound vac question
    • Closed
    by angelbear Feb 24, '04
    11
    BabaLouRN
  34. Wound vac, whipple procedure
    by nursemomof3boys Sep 28, '10
  35. What's up with the tunneling wounds?
    by PatMac10,RN Sep 16, '10
    2
    PatMac10,RN
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