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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

Language:

English


Episodes

Interventions Post Catheter Removal (iPCaRe) Decision Support Tool

3/2/2021
In this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Sandra Engberg, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, Co-Chair of the iPCaRe Task Force and Mikel Gray, PhD, FNP, PNP, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN to discuss a recently released WOCN algorithm titled Interventions Post Catheter Removal (iPCaRe) Decision Support Tool. The Interventions Post Catheter Removal (iPCaRe) Decision Support Tool is a consensus-based algorithm for acute care settings focusing on patient assessment and the selection and use of bladder...

Duration:00:45:14

Bonus 16: WOCTalk LIVE February 2021

2/26/2021
This special bonus episode of WOCTalk was recorded on February 17, 2021 as part of a live webinar recording. During this live event WOCN members had the opportunity to join WOCN Society leadership as we celebrated our 2020 initiatives and learned about exciting offerings and opportunities that await WOCN members in 2021. A live Q&A took place at the end of the session. Episode Resources Click here to view a video recording of the live event along with FAQs and session resources.

Duration:01:03:20

Decreasing Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit: A Quality Improvement Project

2/16/2021
Episode Summary In this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Brandon P. Gates, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, RN-BC to discuss his award-winning quality improvement project Decreasing Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit: A Quality Improvement Project. This project won the 2019 Outstanding Clinical Manuscript Award for the Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing (JWOCN). The purpose of this quality improvement (QI) project was to determine if the use of...

Duration:00:36:00

Bonus Episode 15: Diagnosis and Management of Parastomal Abscesses

2/2/2021
During this special bonus WOCTalk episode, we sit down with Virginia (Ginny) Hanchett, FNP, APRN-BC, DCNP, COCN, CWCN, to discuss content related to a recent webinar, “Parastomal Abscesses: Exploring the Differential Diagnoses and Treatment Options”. Ginny elaborates on the different pathologies and diagnoses of parastomal abscesses, underlying causes, and prevention and treatment options. This podcast and the original webinar were supported by Hollister Incorporated. The WOCN Society does...

Duration:00:37:52

Recertifying with the Professional Growth Program (PGP)

1/12/2021
In this episode of WOCTalk we sit down with Sarah Lebovits, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CWOCN DAPWCA, and Kathy Meyer from the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®) to discuss the Professional Growth Program (PGP) as part of the PGP Portfolio Recertification Process. Sarah and Kathy answer frequently asked questions, discuss recertification resources, and speak to additional activities that can provide a more rounded experience for WOC nurses. Episode Resources: Click...

Duration:00:46:22

Evidence-Based Report Cards in the JWOCN

12/29/2020
In this episode of WOCTalk we sit down with Carolyn Crumley, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, Section Editor of the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (JWOCN) Evidence-Based Report Cards Collection. Carolyn speaks about the Evidence-Based Report Cards Collection, which identifies and reviews evidence pertaining to wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) specialty practice and summarizes recommendations for clinical practice, as well as best practices for submitting a manuscript for...

Duration:00:23:05

WOC Nursing and Public Policy: Utilizing Tools to Advocate for Your Patients

12/15/2020
On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Kate Lawrence, MSN, RN, CWOCN, the WOCN Public Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, and Chris Rorick, MPH, the WOCN Director of Government Relations, who serve on the WOCN National Public Policy and Advocacy Committee. Kate and Chris discuss updates on current legislative actions, as well as documents and toolkits for members to utilize, and overall legislative news related to the wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) practice. For more information on...

Duration:00:48:35

Bonus Episode 14: High Output Ileostomy Management

12/1/2020
During this special bonus WOCTalk episode, we sit down with Kelly Jaszarowski, MSN, RN, CNS, CWOCN, WOCN Past President, and Rose Murphree, DNP, RN, CWOCN, CFCN, Assistant Clinical Professor, to discuss the content of the recent webinar titled, “Slow Down: Management of the High Output Ileostomy.” Kelly and Rose explain complications associated with high output ileostomies, preventative and management strategies, and complimentary therapies. This podcast and the webinar were supported by...

Duration:00:24:29

Bonus EP 13: Incontinence Management and Prevention Technology

11/20/2020
During this special bonus WOCTalk episode, we sit down with Dr. Waqaar Khawar, a physician with Hillrom, to discuss content related to a recent webinar on Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD) and Pressure Injuries. Dr. Khawar elaborates on the evidence behind the importance of incontinence management in the prevention of IAD and pressure injuries, with emphasis on how the WatchCare™ Incontinence Management System can help nurses address incontinence related problems. This podcast and...

Duration:00:24:44

Transforming WOC Education: A Conversation with the WOCN® Society Education Committee Chair (EP.17)

11/17/2020
On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Meghan Smith, MSN, RN, AGACNP, CWOCN, Chair of the Education Committee for the WOCN® Society. Meghan discusses the committee’s process of content development in compliance with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide educational opportunities that help improve care and patient outcomes. The committee works hard to identify and fill gaps in wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) education across the continuum of care and lifespan of...

Duration:00:24:13

Burn Care Prevention, Management, and Treatment (EP.53)

11/3/2020
On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Ekta Vohra, BSN, RN, CWON, and Philip Chang, MD, FACS, of the William Randolph Hearst Burn Center at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center--the only verified burn center in New York City. Their multidisciplinary team of burn care specialists includes doctors, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, nurses, critical care medicine specialists, physical and occupational therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, pharmacists, social workers,...

Duration:00:56:18

Preoperative Ostomy Education: Reducing Patient Anxiety and Prepping for Independence

10/20/2020
On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Emilie Schlitt, BSN, RN, PCCN, CWOCN, Matthew Mossansen, MD-MPH, and Mary Willis, MS, RN, CWOCN, co-authors of a Merit Award winning poster in the Practice Innovation category at the WOCNext 2020 Reimagined event titled, “Empowering the Patient: Education and Preparation Prior to Cystectomy Surgery”. The co-authors discuss a preoperative prehabilitation educational class that was developed by urologic nurses and had input from a multidisciplinary...

Duration:00:44:24

Submitting an Abstract for WOCNext 2021

10/6/2020
On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Carole Bauer, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, OCN, CWOCN, Abstract Chair of the WOCN National Conference Planning Committee. Carole discusses the abstract process for WOCNext 2021, including helpful resources, advice on successfully submitting an abstract, conflict of interest, the difference between CE and non-CE posters, and how select authors will present posters during a session at WOCNext 2021. WOCNext 2021 will take place from June 27-30, 2021, in...

Duration:00:29:49

Working Together During the COVID-19 Pandemic

9/22/2020
On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Emilie Schlitt, BSN, RN, CWOCN, and Diane Bryant, RN, MS, CNS CWOCN, who work together at Brigham And Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Emilie and Diane share their experiences as a new WOC nurse and a preceptor and how they are working together during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this time of uncertainty, WOCN is dedicated to providing our members and the greater healthcare community with the resources and education needed to practice...

Duration:00:49:42

Bonus 12: Medico-Legal Issues in WOC Nursing

9/18/2020
On this special bonus episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Edward Beitz, Esquire. Ed focuses his practice on medical malpractice defense. He defends doctors, nurses, physicians assistants, and hospitals at the trial and appellate levels, as well as general liability matters. He has successfully defended numerous medical malpractice cases at trial involving complex issues of the human anatomy, such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, nursing care, obstetrical complications,...

Bonus 11: The Professional Development Road Trip: The Thrill of Hitting the Road in Your Heavy Chevy

8/28/2020
During this special bonus WOCTalk episode, we sit down with Janice M. Beitz, PhD, RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCN-AP, CRNP, MAPWCA, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN as she discusses the content of the recent webinar titled, “Jump Into Your Heavy Chevy For the Professional Development Road Trip: Bumps, Twists, and Fabulous Destinations.” During this discussion Janice explains target resume development, business technology including statistical analysis software, and the importance of specialty certification. This...

Duration:00:59:08

Critical Connections: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Adult Chronic Illness, and WOC Nursing (EP.49)

8/25/2020
On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Rebecca Bryan, DNP, AGPCNP, APN, and Janice M. Beitz, Ph.D., RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCN-AP, CRNP, MAPWCA, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN, as they speak about their session from WOCNext 2020 Reimagined titled, “Critical Connections: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Adult Chronic Illness and WOC Nursing”. Rebecca and Janice explain the science of ACEs, answer audience questions from their live session, and share advice on helping patients through their ACEs. Their...

Duration:00:59:23

Pressure Injury Prevention: Implementing the NPIAP 2019 Guideline Into Your Practice (EP.48)

8/11/2020
On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Janet Cuddigan, RN, PhD, CWCN, FAAN, a Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) with over 40 years of experience in wound care and critical care nursing. Janet is also the current President of the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP). Janet provides an in-depth overview of the third edition of the NPIAP 2019 Clinical Practice Guideline, which was developed between 15 international organizations to update...

Duration:00:49:04

Chronic Tissue Injury: Recognizing & Publishing Clinical Issues (EP.47)

7/28/2020
On this episode of WOCTalk we sit down with Barbara J. Rozenboom, BSN, RN, CWON, and Mary Mahoney, MSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCN as they speak about their session from WOCNext 2020 Reimagined titled, “Chronic Tissue Injury: Recognizing & Publishing Clinical Issues”. Barbara and Mary explain their telehealth practice model for WOC care in their homecare agency, UnityPoint at Home, answer audience questions from their live session, and speak to their work with chronic tissue injury. Their session...

Duration:00:52:07

Publishing Quantitative Research in the JWOCN (EP.46)

7/14/2020
On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Martina Mueller, PhD, and Teresa Kelechi, PhD, GCNS, CWCN, FAAN, Deputy Editor of the Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (JWOCN). Currently, both Martina and Teresa work at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing and have worked together for about 14 years. Martina and Teresa discuss important changes, specifically regarding reporting the p-value when reporting quantitative research, in the JWOCN and other journals. In...

Duration:00:54:03