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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society


Contact Information

15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054

1-888-224-9626 (Voice - Toll-free),
856-439-0525 (FAX),

Internet Resources


Abstract

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Society (WOCN) is a professional, international nursing society of nurse professionals who are experts in the care of patients with wound, ostomy and continence problems. WOC nurses manage conditions such as stomas, draining wounds, fistulas, vascular ulcers, pressure ulcers, neuropathic wounds, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and functional disorders of the bowel and bladder. The WOCN Society is deeply involved in setting guidelines for patient care.

Publications

The WOCN publishes standards of practice fact sheets, position statements and a list of accredited programs. Serial publications: WOCNow (Monthly E-Newsletter); WOCNews: the official newsletter of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, published quarterly.

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Notes

10.27.11. revised publication info and categories - DK

Audit

Date Entered: 5/1/1997
Date Edited: 10/30/2012
Date Revised: 2/21/2007
Health Referral Number: HR1725
Accession Number: DP91A0479

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