Cathy Harley, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
66 Leopolds Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1V 7E3
Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC) represents over 500 Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence across Canada. A Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC) is a registered nurse with advanced and specialized knowledge and clinical skills in wound, ostomy and continence care. Recognized as a nursing specialty in wound, ostomy and continence by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence are the ONLY nursing specialty with CNA certification in wound, ostomy and continence care. From acute care hospitals, outpatient clinics, community, long term care and in independent practice, an NSWOC provides specialized holistic assessment and management as an interprofessional team member to meets the needs of individuals/families with ostomies, acute and chronic wounds and urinary and fecal continence problems.
NSWOC Advance (formally The Link) is the official publication of the Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC). There are 3 issues of the NSWOC Advance per year which are mailed in hard copy by March 1, September 1 and December 1.
NSWOC Advance accepts contributions in the form of professional news, research projects and findings, clinical papers, case studies, reports, review articles, questions for clinical corner, and letters to the editor. It is a useful communication tool to support the advancement of nursing in wound, ostomy and continence.
Advertising can be purchased for all three issues at a discounted rate or for each individual issue. Industry news is welcome and is printed on a first come, first serve basis in a special section within the publication.