Did you know? The Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) Institute offers several on-demand wound, ostomy and continence courses that you can take online, on your own time, and complete at your own pace.
These courses are designed for different healthcare professionals from across the continuum of care, from our Advanced Wound Debridement Course for NSWOCs and SWANs, to our Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (coming soon!) Management Courses for healthcare professionals looking to develop their foundational knowledge.
Now, enrolling is easier than ever – just a few clicks, and you're on your way to advancing your expertise in wound, ostomy and/or continence care. Check out our new seamless registration process designed to get you started right away. No applications required! Here's how you can embark on your learning journey:
On-demand Registration Process
Create an Account: Begin by setting up your account using your email and a password.
Select and Pay for Courses: Choose from our array of courses and make a secure payment effortlessly.
Start Learning Anytime: Dive into your selected course at your convenience by following simple step-by-step instructions.
Learn at Your Pace: Progress through the course content at your own speed. Upon completion, receive your certificate automatically!
Don't miss the opportunity to elevate your professional skills. Register for any of our on-demand courses today! For detailed information and registration, click on the links below. Happy learning!
About our Courses
2SLGBTQIA+ Basics for Health Care Professionals
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) Institute is excited to announce the launch of the 2SLGBTQIA+ course for Health Care Professionals – providing health care professionals with the knowledge and tools to provide competent care to the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. This course is designed to be completed at your own pace and can be completed in 45 minutes, making it easier for even the busiest professionals to gain valuable insights and understanding.
Wound Management Course
Are you a healthcare professional interested in learning more about wound management? Register today for the online, self-paced, CNA-Accredited Wound Management course!
In this course, you will: increase your knowledge related to evidence-based wound care, improve your ability to advocate for patients with wound related issues, enhance your ability to collaborate with wound care specialists, and get access to virtual mentorship and knowledge consolidation opportunities with our team of CNA certified NSWOCs!
Ostomy Management Course
Are you a healthcare professional interested in learning more about ostomy management? Register today for the online, self-paced, CNA-Accredited Ostomy Management course!
In this course, you will: increase your knowledge related to evidence-based ostomy care, improve your ability to advocate for patients with ostomy related issues, enhance your ability to collaborate with ostomy care specialists, and get access to virtual mentorship and knowledge consolidation opportunities with our team of CNA certified NSWOCs!
Advanced Wound Debridement Course
Are you a graduate of a clinical wound program? Interested in increasing your knowledge around wound debridement?
This unique, fully-online, self-paced course is accredited by the Canadian Nurses Association and offers healthcare practitioners the foundation to develop and enhance their theoretical and practical knowledge when managing complex, hard to heal wounds that require debridement. At the end of this course, learners will have advanced debridement knowledge beyond the NSWOC/ SWAN programs.
Paramedic Wound Care Associate Course
This state-of-the-art course is designed to provide community care paramedics with the ability to provide optimal wound care in collaboration with an interprofessional team.
The Paramedic Wound Care Associate Program is a competency-based, self-paced, online foundational course in wound management, expertly guided by a team of Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) certified Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOCs) and in collaboration with a group of community paramedics.