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Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute

Welcome to the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute Canada’s online continuing educational resource for Nurses and allied health professionals managing patients with challenges in wound, ostomy and continence.

Focusing on our strengths in wound ostomy and continence best practices, the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Institute offers two educational streams:

1. Wound, Ostomy and Continence Education Program (WOC-EP):

  • Prepares Baccalaureate Registered Nurses to become leaders in the practice of the tri-specialty of Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC) and readies them to write the Canadian Nurses Association Certification Examination in Wound, Ostomy and Continence WOCC(C).

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2. Skin Health Program Courses:

  • Prepare nurses and allied health professionals to deliver evidence supported care in wound ostomy and continence.