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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.

Episódios

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

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

    03/11/2020 Duração: 56min

    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, outreach coordinators, and disaster planners. Listen to learn more about their program, degrees of burns, burn prevention, identification, management, treatment, and healing, and how experience in wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) care provides a better understanding for the burn world and skin etiology.Several brand-named products are mentioned throughout this episode. Please note: the WOCN® Society does not endorse or support products or services.Episode ResourcesTo learn more about the William Randolph Hearst Burn Cen

  • Preoperative Ostomy Education: Reducing Patient Anxiety and Prepping for Independence

    Preoperative Ostomy Education: Reducing Patient Anxiety and Prepping for Independence

    20/10/2020 Duração: 44min

    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 team consisting of physicians, ostomy nurses, physical therapists, and nutritionists, and was also shaped by patient and caregiver input. During the class, patients and caregivers were prepped for cystectomy surgery with hands-on practice of stoma site marking, how to independently care for their ostomies, post-operative expectations, and more.Other co-authors for this award-winning poster include:Anne Fitzgerald, BSN, RN, and Juliet Starr, RNEpisode ResourcesTo view a description of the poster, “Empowering the Patient: Ed

  • Submitting an Abstract for WOCNext 2021

    Submitting an Abstract for WOCNext 2021

    06/10/2020 Duração: 29min

    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 Orlando, FL and will serve as a hybrid educational event featuring both online and in-person education, networking, and activities geared towards WOC nurses and other healthcare professionals dedicated to providing expert care to patients with wound, ostomy, and incontinence needs.Abstract submissions for WOCNext 2021 will be accepted through November 2, 2020, at 11:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM PDT. Abstracts should describe either a research study, case study or practice innovation. All submissions will be completed and submitted electroni

  • Working Together During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Working Together During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    22/09/2020 Duração: 49min

    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 with all the necessary precautions to keep yourselves and your patients safe. We are so grateful for all of our nurses on the front lines during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Many of you are finding yourselves practicing on the front lines, in your usual role of being called to work in another staff position. Thank you for unselfishly carrying out the duties required in this pandemic. For a list of COVID-19 related resources, visit wocn.org/covid-19/.Have questions about precepting? Visit wocn.org/become-a-woc-nurse/

  • Bonus 12: Medico-Legal Issues in WOC Nursing

    Bonus 12: Medico-Legal Issues in WOC Nursing

    18/09/2020 Duração: 43min

    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, nerve injury and vascular injury. Ed has also tried multiple cases to defense verdicts before arbitration panels in Philadelphia County. His practice has involved a wide range of other medical specialties, including, bariatric surgery, pain management and emergency medicine.Ed has authored briefs on appellate issues in healthcare and coverage matters to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, The New Jersey Appellate Division and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He has also written and developed articles and presentations o

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

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

    28/08/2020 Duração: 59min

    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 podcast and the webinar were supported by Medela LLC. The WOCN Society does not endorse specific products or services. For a list of WOC patient products and services, please click here.To view a recording of the webinar, “Jump Into Your Heavy Chevy For the Professional Development Road Trip: Bumps, Twists, and Fabulous Destinations” visit the webcasts section of the WOCN Society’s Continuing Education Center at wocn.org/cec.Episode ResourcesClick here to view a list of Dr. Beitz’s resources and references. 

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

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

    25/08/2020 Duração: 59min

    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 session from WOCNext 2020 Reimagined focused on the science of ACEs, specifically scrutinizing neuroscience, epigenetics, and resilience factors from the perspective of the WOC nurse. This session also identified the significant gap in the scientific literature in this milieu and called for research to better understand critical connections among ACEs, adult chronic illness, and skin, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary manifestations.Want to learn more?  Click here to view Rebecca and Janice’s session at WOCNext 2020 Reim

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

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

    11/08/2020 Duração: 49min

    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 evidence-based prevention and treatment for pressure injuries.For more information on the NPIAP 2019 Clinical Practice Guideline, please visit npiap.com/2019Guideline.

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

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

    28/07/2020 Duração: 52min

    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 from WOCNext 2020 Reiminaged focuses on raising awareness for unique tissue injuries and working towards the goal to have consistent terminology to describe tissue injury in skin classification systems for correct and reliable selection by all healthcare providers. In addition, the lecture covers how the authors identify the clinical problem and the process it takes to bring the clinical issue to publication.  Want to learn more? Click here to view Barbara and Mary’s session at WOCNext 2020 Reimagined, “Chronic Tissue Inju

  • Publishing Quantitative Research in the JWOCN (EP.46)

    Publishing Quantitative Research in the JWOCN (EP.46)

    14/07/2020 Duração: 54min

    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 the past, reporting a null p-value would affect if a study was published or not. Statisticians are now telling authors to not only rely on the p-value as a measure of importance, but to also report the effect size and the confidence interval. Martina and Teresa encourage authors to review the author guidelines of the journal they are submitting to and pay attention to how they are submitting their data, because several journals, including the JWOCN, are changing their guidelines. To learn more about the Journal of Wound, Ost

  • Girls With Guts (EP.45)

    Girls With Guts (EP.45)

    30/06/2020 Duração: 53min

    On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Kristen Weiss Sanders, Director of Development for Girls With Guts. Kristen shares with us her own story of having an ostomy, living with Crohn’s disease and her experience on how she became hooked on the sisterhood behind the Girls With Guts organization.Girls With Guts is non-profit organization whose mission is to support and empower women with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease & ulcerative colitis) and/or ostomies through the building of sisterhood and self-esteem.To learn more about Girls With Guts visit their website at www.girlswithguts.org or contact them at [email protected] ResourcesClick here to apply for an I Gotta Go Card.Click here for more information on the Philanthropic Ostomy Outreach Program (POOP).Click here for more information on the Pen Pal Angel program.Click here for more information on the Butt Basket Program. Click here to join the Girls With Guts Facebook Forum. Click here to join the Guts With Guts Teen Facebo

  • WOCN Society Public Policy  Advocacy: New Resources, Website Updates, COVID-19 Legislative Information, and More. (EP.44)

    WOCN Society Public Policy & Advocacy: New Resources, Website Updates, COVID-19 Legislative Information, and More. (EP.44)

    16/06/2020 Duração: 46min

    On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Kate Lawrence, MSN, RN, CWOCN, the Society’s Public Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, and Chris Rorick, MPH, the Society’s Director of Government Relations, who serve on the Society’s National Public Policy and Advocacy Committee. Kate and Chris provide updates on the WOCN Society’s current Public Policy and Advocacy activities, new resources and changes to the Society website, and current legislations related to the COVID-19 pandemic.For more information on the Society’s public policy and advocacy efforts, and to contact your legislator regarding current issues, please visit wocn.org/publicpolicy.Episode ResourcesClick here to view the WOCN Society’s Public Policy & Advocacy Home Page. Click here to view the WOCN Society’s Public Policy & Advocacy COVID-19 updates.Click here to view the Regional & Affiliate Toolkit. (members only)Click here to view more information on the Pressure Reducing Support Surfaces Prior Authorization.Click here to send a messag

  • Telehealth Wound Applications: Barriers, Solutions,  Future Use (EP.43)

    Telehealth Wound Applications: Barriers, Solutions, & Future Use (EP.43)

    02/06/2020 Duração: 26min

    On this special episode of WOCTalk we sit down with Alyssa Slabaugh NP-C, RN and Nila Reimer PhD, RN, CNE to speak about their upcoming session on telehealth at WOCNext 2020 Reimagined titled, “Telehealth Wound Applications: Barriers, Solutions, & Future Use”. Telehealth applications are an emerging technology in a new era of telemedicine within health care systems. Although telehealth technologies, are utilized by various members of the health care team, Nurse Practitioners utilize them for a variety of patients’ issues across healthcare settings. Listen in to learn more from two of our WOCNext 2020 Reimagined speakers and for a sneak peek of this session.Want to learn more? Join us for WOCNext 2020 Reimagined live, June 5-7, and on-demand through June 21 for an online-only experience brought to you by the WOCN® Society. As an attendee of this reimagined event, you can expect to learn from experienced wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nursing professionals, chat with over 60 exhibiting companies, view 1

  • Learn, Earn and Connect Online at WOCNext 2020 Reimagined (EP.42)

    Learn, Earn and Connect Online at WOCNext 2020 Reimagined (EP.42)

    26/05/2020 Duração: 40min

    On this episode of WOCTalk we welcome back Brooke Passy, CMP, Meeting Manager for the WOCN® Society. During this episode Brooke reviews key highlights and information regarding the Society’s WOCNext 2020 Reimagined, along with tips for online learning. Attendees of this reimagined event can expect to learn from experienced wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nursing professionals, chat with over 60 exhibiting companies, and view over 100 ePosters all while boosting their nursing skills from the comfort of their home or office! Listen in to learn more and visit wocnext.org to register today.Interested in joining us? Click here to learn more reasons to love WOCNext 2020 Reimagined. Be sure to register before 12pm ET on Friday, June 5 to gain access to live and on-demand content and an opportunity to earn 30 Contact Hours from Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 21.

  • Managing Wounds in Patients with Lower-Extremity Venous Disease (EP.41)

    Managing Wounds in Patients with Lower-Extremity Venous Disease (EP.41)

    12/05/2020 Duração: 01h39min

    On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with three WOC nurse experts; Dr. Teresa Kelechi, PhD, RN, CWCN, Dr. Phyllis A. Bonham, PhD, MSN, RN, CWOCN, DPNAP, FAAN, a Past President of the WOCN® Society, and Glenda Brunette, MSN, RN, CWON. We discuss the fourth edition of the evidence-based wound guideline titled, “Guideline for Management of Wounds in Patients with Lower-Extremity Venous Disease”.Dr. Kelechi, Dr. Bonham and Glenda Brunette go into detail of the rigorous process it takes to plan, develop, edit, and finalize a clinical wound guideline of this nature. Each expert takes turns explaining different aspects of what’s in this guideline; recommendation for prevention and management of LEVD and venous leg ulcers (VLUs), intervention for wound management, assessment, and management of risk reduction, interventions for wound management, patient care, patient education, quality of life and much more.The updates to and the importance of this guideline will be presented as a session during WOCNext 2020 Reimag

  • Guidance for Maintaining Skin Health When Utilizing Protective Masks for Prolonged Time Intervals (EP.40)

    Guidance for Maintaining Skin Health When Utilizing Protective Masks for Prolonged Time Intervals (EP.40)

    28/04/2020 Duração: 24min

    In this special episode of WOCTalk we sit down with Dea Kent, DNP, RN, NP-C, CWOCN, President Elect for the WOCN Society, to discuss a new WOCN document titled, “Guidance for Maintaining Skin Health When Utilizing Protective Masks for Prolonged Time Intervals”.Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), especially masks, often causes skin injuries including moisture damage, friction and pressure. TheGuidance for Maintaining Skin Health When Utilizing Protective Masks for Prolonged Time Intervals document provides practical guidance to maintain skin integrity in the prolonged wear time of protective masks such as N-95 masks, surgical masks, face shields, and similar types of protective equipment. The head/face/cheek area of an individual are at highest risk. This document is the culmination of input from WOC nurses across the United States, each working to provide guidance for skin integrity issues being seen in this unprecedented time. Although it is not an evidence-based document, it does include best pract

  • Bonus 10: How WOC Nurses Can Make A World of Difference

    Bonus 10: How WOC Nurses Can Make A World of Difference

    14/04/2020 Duração: 40min

    During this special bonus WOCTalk episode, we sit down with Kim Fields, BSN, CPN, CWOCN, a certified wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) pediatric nurse at Hershey Medical Center, to discuss her international medical and mission work. Kim has provided WOC health care for underserved populations in places like Africa, the Amazon Jungle, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, and she has volunteered with The Youth Rally.Kim discusses how learning about different cultures has improved her health care and has helped her grow as an individual and a nurse. Kim discusses ways to get involved in international service-learning trips and ways to help in your local community. Kim provides tips for anyone who is interested in participating in international service trips.This podcast and WOC Nurse Week 2020 were commercially supported by a restricted educational grant from Smith & Nephew. Resources from this episode:2020 Global Missions Health ConferenceMedicalMissions.comMedicalMissions.orgThe Youth Rally

  • Maximize the Effectiveness of Technology in WOC Nursing (EP.39)

    Maximize the Effectiveness of Technology in WOC Nursing (EP.39)

    31/03/2020 Duração: 01h21s

    On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with two wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nurses, Christina Palau Vaccari, MS, BSN, CWOCN, and Lynette Franklin, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN-AP, CFCN, to talk about how they effectively use emerging technology within their practices. Christina is an inpatient WOC nurse at Emory University Hospital Midtown. Lynette is a WOC nurse with more than 20 years of experience as an instructor and clinician, and she has practiced nursing in four countries. Christina and Lynette previously worked together in Emory’s outpatient clinic, and they presented a session on technology in nursing at a WOCN Society Southeast Region conference. Listen to learn more about different evidence-based digital tools, such as apps, videos, podcasts and websites that nurses can access at their fingertips to support their patient care.Resources from this Episode:Click here to view the WOCN Society’s free, online clinical tools for clinicians and consumers.Click here to view the Society’s Document Libra

  • Bonus 9: Dermostomy: Advanced Dermatological Conditions of the Parastomal Region

    Bonus 9: Dermostomy: Advanced Dermatological Conditions of the Parastomal Region

    27/03/2020 Duração: 28min

    On this bonus episode of WOCTalk we sit down with Virginia Hanchett, FNP, APRN-BC, DCNP, COCN, CWCN, a Program Director and Senior Nurse Practitioner at “UR Medicine Ostomy Services” at the University Of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. She has 20 years of experience in the field of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing and 15 years experience in medical dermatology. She has been proudly employed at the University of Rochester Medical Center for over 30 years and for the past 5 years she has focused on the well being of ostomy patients throughout the continuum of care, with long-term management being her love. Her true specialty is the interdisciplinary co-management of ostomy patients with complex medical and dermatological diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, IBD, cancer and wound management in the parastomal region.During this episode, Ginny she speaks to us about the content from a recent WOCN Society webinar, Dermostomy: Advanced Dermatological Conditions of the Parastomal Region, which inc

  • Developing Quality WOC Education: A Conversation with the WOCN Society Accreditation Committee Chair (EP.38)

    Developing Quality WOC Education: A Conversation with the WOCN Society Accreditation Committee Chair (EP.38)

    17/03/2020 Duração: 28min

    The Society believes the right choice to deliver evidence-based care to individuals with non-healing wounds, ostomies, and urinary and fecal incontinence are nurses educated by WOCN Society-accredited Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Education Programs (WOCNEPs) and/or nurses who are certified through the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®).On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with Kathleen McLaughlin, DNP, MSN, RN, CWOCN, Chair of the WOCN Society’s Accreditation Committee to talk about the purpose and responsibilities of the committee and how it supports the Society, its members, and the greater nursing community. Listen in to learn more about accreditation and the resources available to nurses interested in WOC nursing education, precepting, certification and professional development opportunities such as volunteering.Resources from this EpisodeAccreditation Policy & Procedure ManualThis resource can be found in the Society’s Document Library, here.Click here to vi

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