Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.
Credit Information: Nurses – ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.
DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or WOCN endorsement of any commercial product or service.
To Receive Credit: 1. Complete the activity in its entirety. 2. Complete/submit the posttest and evaluation. 3. Receive a passing score of 70% or more to receive credit. 4. Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.
Program Overview: With the aging of the population and increasing incidence of chronic diseases, WOC nurses are asked to participate more frequently in the care of patients that are receiving palliative care. The speaker will present the current evidence related to palliative care in the managemnt of wound, ostomy and continence conditions.
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this educational program, the learner should be able to: 1. Differentiate between palliative care nursing and wound, ostomy and continence nursing, as well as identify areas of conceptual similarity. 2. Describe current palliative management strategies as they relate to wound, ostomy and continence conditions. 3. Recommend palliative strategies and palliative care consultation to appropriate patients.
Disclosures: Jay R. Horton, ACHPN, FNP-BC, MPH, Sandra Lee Hartman, BSN, RN, CWOCN, Bianca Woodall-Jones, MS, RN-BC, CWOCN, Sonya Perry, MSN, RN, CWOCN, and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.
Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship:
There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.