[Ottawa, May 30, 2023] – In order to address the issue of wound management through nursing education, Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC®) is thrilled to announce that its Practice Enrichment Series Wound Management course has received accreditation from the prestigious Canadian Nurses Association (CNA). This first CNA accreditation of a wound management course in Canada solidifies NSWOCC's commitment to nursing excellence and patient outcomes and further establishes them as leaders in the field of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing in Canada.
The CNA Accreditation Program is renowned for upholding standards of quality for continuing professional development for nurses across Canada. It subjects all accredited programs and offerings to a meticulous quality assessment process, ensuring that learning and development initiatives meet the CNA's standards of excellence. By receiving this accreditation, the NSWOCC® Wound, Ostomy and Continence Institute (WOC Institute) demonstrates the unwavering commitment to providing high-quality education and fostering nursing competence .
The WOC Institute's mission is to create accessible online communities of learning for registered nurses and allied healthcare professionals, promoting specialized knowledge, skills, and judgment in wound, ostomy, and continence care. Through their accredited educational programs, delivered by a team of expert, dedicated nurse leaders who are certified as Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC®s) by the Canadian Association of Nurses (CNA), the WOC Institute is at the forefront of driving excellence in wound, ostomy, and continence care.
"We are extremely proud to receive accreditation from the Canadian Nurses Association for our Practice Enrichment Series Wound Management Course," said Dr. Kimberly LeBlanc, Academic Chair at NSWOCC. "This recognition affirms our ongoing commitment to providing exceptional education and empowering healthcare professionals to deliver the highest standard of care in wound, ostomy, and continence management. We will continue to lead the way in nursing excellence, ensuring that our programs meet the evolving needs of the nursing community."
As NSWOCC continues to support nursing excellence, their CNA-accredited programs serve as a benchmark for quality and professionalism in the NSWOCC® wound, ostomy, and continence education programs. Nurses and healthcare professionals can rely on the NSWOCC® WOC Institute to deliver state-of-the-art online courses that drive a passion for excellence in wound, ostomy, and continence care.
For more information about the Practice Enrichment Series Wound Management Course, please visit www.wocinstitute.ca/pes-woc.
For more information about the accredited programs offered by the NSWOCC® WOC Institute, visit their official website at www.wocinstitute.ca. Contact us at email@example.com or at 1-877-614-1262.
Dedicated to supporting the national standard of excellence in wound, ostomy, and continence care, Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC®) is a registered charity for over 500 Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC®s) and over 800 total members. Through its accredited educational programs and a team of highly skilled nurse leaders, NSWOCC provides specialized knowledge and skills to healthcare professionals across Canada.
Learn more at www.nswoc.ca
About the WOC Institute:
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) Institute is wholly owned and operated by the association of Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC®). The WOC Institute provides accessible online communities of learning for registered nurses and allied healthcare professionals to promote specialized knowledge, skills and judgment in wound, ostomy and continence.
Learn more at www.wocinstitute.ca
Catherine Harley, NSWOCC Chief Executive Officer