Apply to the Skin Health Program
Applications for the Skin Health program are accepted throughout the year.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all elements of the application have been received by the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute office. Please contact the program administrator firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding your application.
Please note that the personal information collected during application and maintained as part of a student’s records will be used for the purposes of admission, registration, and issuing receipts, graduation certificates and for Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute research and planning. Contact information will also be disclosed to Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy & Continence Canada (NSWOCC) for the purpose of providing membership information. Personal information will not be shared with any other business or organization.
Who Can Apply:
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Institute Skin Health Program is open to all health professionals.
How to Apply
Step 1: Register as a Healthcare Professional Associate
In order to apply, please click the link below. You will be brought to the NSWOCC members-only page to begin your registration with NSWOCC. Please choose “Healthcare Professional Associate” from the dropdown menu.
All Skin Health students must become associate members of Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy & Continence Canada (NSWOCC) by registering as a NSWOCC Healthcare Professional Associate Member during the application process for a fee of $90. This associate membership fee provides access to the discussion forum, a national conference discount, the NSWOCC and more. Students will also have the option of purchasing a subscription to the Journal of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing (JWOCN) for a fee of $46.
Step 2: Register for a Course
Once you complete your registration, you will have access to the members-only area. On the left hand side of the NSWOCC members-only section home page, you will see a list of buttons under “I would like to:”
- Select “Register for Courses”.
- Select the course to register for by selecting “Add”, then choose “Register” at the bottom.
Step 3: Complete the Prerequisites
Each course has a list of prerequisites needed in order to complete your application to the program. The prerequisites are displayed in a list with a description under each one for your convenience when applying.
Ready to Apply?
Start your application by registering as a Healthcare Professional Associate.
Questions or Concerns:
Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute
1873 Chaine Court
Ottawa, ON, K1C 2W6
Office: (613) 834-1262 or toll free at 1-877-614-1262