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WOCN Continuing Education

Take the Next Step in Your 'C': A Decision Support Algorithm for Selection and Use of Body Worn Absorbent Products

Dec 5, 2019 2:00pm ‐ Dec 5, 2019 2:00pm

Expiration Date: Dec 5, 2022

Credits: None available.

Standard: $25.00
Members: $0.00


Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)

0.95 - Contact Hours

Release Date: 12/5/2019

Expiration Date: 12/5/2022

Credit Information:

Nurses – ANCC 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 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 posttest and evaluation.

Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.

Program Overview:

Body worn absorbent products are the most common management strategy used for patients with urinary and/or fecal incontinence. Attend this session to learn about the WOCN Society's newest clinical decision-support algorithm for selection, use and evaluation of body worn absorbent products (BWAP). You will not want to miss the unveiling of the latest tool designed specifically for your practice as a WOC nurse.

Learning Outcomes:

The learner will describe the steps in clinical assessment of the patient with incontinence guided by the BWAP tool.


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.

Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship:

There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.


  • JoAnn Ermer-Seltun, MS, RN, ARNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN, Family Nurse Practitioner, WOC nurse specialist, MercyOne North Iowa Continence Clinic & Vascular Wound Center
  • Laurie L. McNichol, MSN, RN, CNS, GNP, CWOCN, CWON-AP, FAAN, Clinical Nurse Specialist/WOC Nurse, Cone Health
  • Mikel Gray, PhD, FNP, PNP, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, Professor and Nurse Practitioner, University of Virginia
  • Dea J. Kent, DNP, RN, NP-C, CWOCN, Assistant Professor/Director of NP Program, Indiana University Kokomo
Category: Continence


Credits: None available.

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