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ISWA Program Application Information

Who is the program for?

An industry marketing or sales representative interested in becoming a more effective resource for healthcare professionals
A sales/clinical training manager who wants to provide an education program to strengthen the knowledge of your sales team?
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Costs & Tuition: 

Program Guidelines
  • Students must complete at least on course in Level 1 to qualify for Level 2

  • Upon completion graduates will be eligible to use the ISWA designation

    • Designation is dependent on the number of courses completed:

      • ISWA-O (Ostomy module)

      • ISWA-C (Continence module)

      • ISWA-W (Wound module)

      • Or a combination such as: ISWA-OC, ISWA-OCW, etc.

*Students must complete at least one Level 1 course in order to take the Level 2 course

**If a student completes all 3 Level 1 courses, the fee for the Level 2 course will be waived

If you have questions or wish to register for the program, please contact

Application Process


NOTICE: The ISWA Program uses the new Core Curriculum texts produced by the Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society.

Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute students are able to purchase these books directly from the publisher at a discount. Students are encouraged to purchase their books early, to ensure that they have them at the opening of the course. Students are may go directly to Login Canada and purchase their textbooks at a discount. Please go to

If you have questions please contact the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute Chair: Dr. Kimberly LeBlanc at

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