Nurses – ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education 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 Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.
Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.
To Receive Credit: Complete the activity in its entirety. Complete/submit the evaluation. Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.
Patients with fistulae have often felt restricted in their ability to socialize and perform activities of daily living due to inadequate containment or restrictive systems. Fistulae containment options will be presented which allows patients the freedom to resume daily activities. Pouching techniques, devices, and the use of Negative Pressure Therapy in the management of fistulae will be discussed.
The learner will be able to choose and apply a secure fistula management system that provides the patient with the freedom to perform daily activities of living.
The planners and faculty for this session reported no relevant relationships with commercial interest organizations. This presentation was reviewed to ensure no bias was present.
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