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WOCN Continuing Education

Pharmacology and the Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse

May 3, 2022 3:00pm ‐ May 3, 2025 11:59pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $10.00
Members: $0.00


Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)

1.00 - Contact Hours
1.00 - Pharmacology

Release Date: 5/03/2022 

Expiration Date: 5/03/2025

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
This session provides an evidence-based update on pharmacology for the wound, ostomy, and continence nurse, including a brief review of pharmacological principles and content on traditional herbal remedies. The speaker will cover common pharmacologic treatments, including side effects and practical considerations related to each specialty area of practice.

Learning Outcome: The learner will report increased confidence in monitoring patients receiving pharmacological agents as part of the plan of care for the treatment of conditions commonly seen by the wound, ostomy, continence nurse.


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

All potential Disclosures of Financial Relationships have been reviewed by the Accredited Provider Program Director, 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.


  • Dr. Cecilia Zamarripa, PhD, MSN, RN, CWON, Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing Manager, UPMC Presbyterian


  • 1.00 - Contact Hours
  • 1.00 - Pharmacology

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