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WOCN Continuing Education

My Favorite Perfume Scent is Hand Sanitizer: Covid-19 - Impact on Contemporary Ostomy Practice

Dec 1, 2021 1:00pm ‐ Dec 1, 2021 2:00pm

Credits: None available.



Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)

1.0- Contact Hours
Pharmacology Credits: 0.0

Release Date: 12/1/2021

Expiration Date: 12/1/2024

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.

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 online evaluation.

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

Program Overview: 
The Covid-19 pandemic has had resounding impact on the health system, both national and international. Financial stress and health care obstacles have affected households across America. With little time for planning or best practices development, WOC nurses were providing care for wound, ostomy, continence challenged patients in novel albeit stressful conditions. This session will discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the American population, discuss innovations growing out of the pandemic, and discuss clinical implications for future ostomy care delivery and clinician self-care needs.

Learning Outcomes:
Following this activity, learners will report [in the post-activity evaluation] changes they intend to make to their practice as it pertains to the impact of Covid-19 on WOC nursing care delivery focusing on ostomy care and associated clinical and self-care implications.

The live webinar was supported by an educational grant from ConvaTec. The WOCN® Society does not endorse specific products and services.

Disclosures: The planners and faculty for this program have nothing to disclose unless listed below.

All potential Conflicts of Interest have been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner, Nurse Planner, and Director of Education, and resolved according to the WOCN Society policy to ensure that no bias exists as a result of disclosed relevant financial relationships with Commercial Interest Organizations.

Disclaimer: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or WOCN Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.


  • Stephanie Yates, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CWOCN, Nurse Practitioner - Oncology WOC Nurse, Duke University Hospital Cancer Center


  • Dr. Janice M. Beitz, PhD, RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCN-AP, CRNP, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN, Professor of Nursing, jmb683@camden.rutgers.edu
Tags: Ostomy


  • 1.00 - Contact Hours

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