Program Overview: Whether this is your first ostomy certification exam or if you are recertifying, this course is a great study tool that you can use to help prepare. In addition to providing a basic content overview based on the Wound Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board’s ostomy testing domain, this courses also include test-taking strategies, practice questions, and sample scenarios to review key content areas. The material provides real-world applications of the content, to help with your comprehension.
Using the information from this review and the content outline provided by the WOCNCB, learners should be able to identify knowledge gaps and areas where additional study is needed. This presentation will provide strategies to assist the test taker to develop his or her own test preparation plan for successful certification exam outcome. The video recording of the presentation is accompanied by additional downloadable resources, including practice questions, an audio file of the recording, and WOCNCB resources.
Note: The WOCN Society does not guarantee that any candidate taking the certification review courses will pass the exam. The successful completion of certification and recertification exams depends upon the amount of practice, knowledge, and skills of the individual candidate.
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Learning Objectives: This course will focus on the following content areas:
Identify key test taking strategies to prepare for the Ostomy certification exam
Review fecal and urinary diversion content based on the ostomy testing domain
Apply ostomy content to practice test questions to gain test taking skill
Speaker: Linda Stricker, MSN, RN, CWOCN, Director, Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Education, Cleveland Clinic Health System
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 Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.
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.
Disclosures: 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.