The NSWOCC Board of Directors is pleased to
announce that Debra Johnston, MN, RN, WOCC (C) has accepted the leadership
position for the NSWOCC Professional Practice Core program. Debra will be
taking over from Laura Robbs, RN, BScN, MN, NCA, WOCC (C) who has completed her
term and who is now leading the Continence program for the WOC-EP.
Debra brings a wealth of both clinical and
academic experience to this position. She is a clinical nurse specialist
focusing on wound and ostomy care in the acute care setting. She is a member of
the University Health Network Skin and Wound Care Clinical Nursing Leadership
Team and the University Health Network Interprofessional Skin Health Steering
Committee in Toronto, Ontario.
Debra is a part of the Clinical Faculty for
the Canadian Wound, Ostomy and Continence Educational Program (WOC-EP) , as an
adjunct Lecturer Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of
Toronto. and as a Faculty and Clinical Advisor for Advanced Ostomy Care and
Management, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.
Debra has a Masters in Nursing and is a
C.N.A. certified Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence – WOCC (C).
She also completed the International, Interdisciplinary Wound Care Course
The Professional Development Core program
will be focusing on the review and revision of the NSWOCC National Best
Practice Standards for Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence
(NSWOC). If you are interested in becoming a volunteer to work on this
initiative with Debra, please e mail firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
We welcome Debra and thank Laura Robbs for
her service and look forward to exciting developments for 2020.
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