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Welcome to WOCTalk, a podcast courtesy of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society. WOCTalk is your opportunity to learn more about advocacy, education, and research that support the practice and delivery of expert healthcare to individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs.

Welcome to WOCTalk, a podcast courtesy of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society. WOCTalk is your opportunity to learn more about advocacy, education, and research that support the practice and delivery of expert healthcare to individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs.
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Welcome to WOCTalk, a podcast courtesy of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society. WOCTalk is your opportunity to learn more about advocacy, education, and research that support the practice and delivery of expert healthcare to individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs.

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@WOCNSociety

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English


Episodes

Keep it Simple! Basic Ostomy Skin Care: A Guide for Patients and Health Care Providers (EP.08)

1/15/2019
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Participants: Mary F. Mahoney, MSN, RN, CWON, CFCN Barbara J. Rozenboom, BSN, RN, CWON People who have a stoma often have many of the same questions and concerns. In this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with co-authors of the Basic Ostomy Skin Care: A Guide for Patients and Health Care Providers, a resource document that addresses answers to some of the most asked questions that people ask about the care of a stoma and the skin around the stoma. While the answers in this resource are meant...

Duration:00:21:20

Setting the Standard for Body Worn Absorbent Products: Results of the WOCN Consensus Conference (EP.07)

1/1/2019
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WOC Nurses are often called upon to make recommendations to individuals or purchasing/procurement representatives regarding body worn absorbent products. While considered a containment strategy for incontinence, these products simultaneously impact skin integrity. The WOCN Society held a consensus conference to identify current clinical practice gaps and define standards of care for individuals using body worn absorbent products for the management of fecal and urinary incontinence. The goal...

Duration:00:41:11

Partnering for the Future – Increasing Access to Care (OCA and WTA Integration) (EP.06)

12/18/2018
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Do you struggle with not having enough WOC nurses to meet the patient needs in your facility or practice area? The Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) and Ostomy Care Associate (OCA) programs can be a game changer. By training your front level clinicians in the basics of evidence-based wound and ostomy care, the reach of the WOC nursing staff can be extended. WTA and OCA trained clinicians can be your eyes on the ground to help identify issues when they first appear and provide early...

Duration:00:27:18

Protecting Your Present and Future: Legal Issues, Being a Witness, EMR Documentation (EP.05)

12/4/2018
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Proper medical documentation plays a crucial role in the everyday lives of medical professionals. Errors and omissions, whether accidental or calculated, can lead to issues in care delivery and defense litigation--even when the care itself was properly rendered. In this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with two partners from the medical malpractice defense group at White and Williams LLP: Debra Weinrich and Edward Beitz, to discuss being a witness, EMR documentation, legal issues and how...

Duration:00:38:49

Slowing the Flow: Dietary, Fluid & Medication Management of the Patient with a High Output Stoma (EP.04)

11/20/2018
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This episode of WOCTalk is all about managing patients with high output stomas. During today’s episode, Diane Bryant, Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse for Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and Board Member of the WOCN Society sits down for a discussion with Dr. Mary Arnold Long regarding her presentation “Slowing the Flow: Dietary, Fluid & Medication Management of the Patient with A High Output Stoma” at the WOCN Society’s 50th Annual Conference. Keep listening for...

Duration:00:30:09

Deep Tissue Injuries: The Future is in Your Hands (EP.03)

11/6/2018
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On this week’s episode of WOCTalk we are featuring a discussion that took place at the WOCN Society’s 50th Annual Conference. During this episode Dr. Sunniva Zaratkiewicz sits down with Dr. Holly Kirkland-Kyhn and Oleg Teleten of UC Davis Medical Center to discuss their presentation: “Deep Tissue Injury: The Future is in Your Hands.” We hope you enjoy listening to their conversation regarding trends and their personal findings amongst patients with pressure injuries.

Duration:00:29:11

Development of a Patient Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide (EP.02)

10/23/2018
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This latest episode of WOCTalk features Janice Colwell, an advanced practice nurse in wound and ostomy care at the University of Chicago Medicine, Past President of the WOCN Society and Friends of Ostomates Worldwide USA, alongside Jo Hoeflok and Christine Kim to discuss a session that took place at the WOCN Society’s 50th Annual Conference. “Development of a Patient Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide” was a symposia session that walked through the development, availability, and appropriate...

Duration:00:23:15

Wounds Among Persons Who Inject Drugs (EP.01)

10/3/2018
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In this week’s episode of WOCTalk, Dr. Kevin Emmons, current Board Member of the WOCN Society sits down with Dr. Barbara Pieper, Professor and Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at Wayne State University in Michigan, to discuss her session at the WOCN Society’s most recent past conference, “Wounds Among Persons Who Inject Drugs”. Keep listening to learn more about Dr. Pieper’s experience as a provider of chronic wound care to persons who inject drugs, gain more knowledge and...

Duration:00:19:33