The Wound/Ostomy Care Nurse (WOCN) functions autonomously and in collaboration with other health care providers as a practitioner, educator, consultant, researcher and clinical administrator. The WOCN serves as an expert practitioner in pursuit of corporate and hospital goals and to provide education, management and coordination of inpatient and outpatient therapies related to ostomy, wound and incontinence care. Requires knowledge of the behaviors, developmental stages, physical and emotional needs, life cycle changes, culture, and comfort and care appropriate to the population served. Populations served are identified in the department's scope of service. Serves in a consulting role, educating staff on preventative skin care measures to eliminate hospital acquired pressure ulcers.
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