Webinar Series

Welcome to the NSWOCC and Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute Webinar Series.  Below you will find a number of past or upcoming webinars provided to NSWOCC members to assist them developing their understanding of wound, ostomy and continence practice.

Note: All NSWOCC members will receive notice and access for all upcoming webinars via e-mail newsletter. If you are a member and have not received an email to gain access to upcoming webinars, please email office@nswoc.ca.

To obtain access to past webinars from the WOC Institute’s Skin Health or Education programs, please check the members-only section of our website!

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UPCOMING WEBINARS

PAST WEBINARS

The Evolution of Linen: Mastering the Microclimate to Reduce Skin Injuries

 

Presenters

  • Dr. Karen Campbell, PhD, MScN, RN, NSWOC

  • Laura Robbs, RN, MN, NSWOC, WOCC(C), NCA

Objectives

  • To review the evidence regarding the risk that inappropriate use of incontinence products and linen pose to patients/residents and nurses.

  • Discuss how linen and fabric technology is evolving to support microclimate management and safe patient/resident handling.

  • To review one hospital’s efforts to change practice to ensure appropriate use of incontinence products and linen.

  • To review the cost of patient/resident and staff injury when appropriate patient/resident handling is not done.

  • To learn from other NSWOCs and NSWOC students the issues related to appropriate incontinence product and linen use in their own work setting and the measures used to improve practice.

View the presentation slides here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1PDXtsSebYcERrDMPV6oyuH9Hk3zEUIvI

 

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NSWOC Data Collection Tool Overview

Objectives

  • Participants will become familiar with the NSWOC Data Collection Tool.

  • Participants will be able to implement the NSWOC Data Collection Tool in their practice.

and

Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Education Tracking

 

Objectives

  • Participants will become familiar with the CNA Education Tracking Tool to assist in certification renewal – WOCC (C).

  • Participants will be able to use the CNA Education Tracking Tool in their practice.

Presenter

  • Karen Napier, BScN, MClSc(WH), RN, WOCC (C)

 

View the webinar here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99wJpECfweY&feature=youtu.be

View the NSWOCC Data Collection Tool here!

View the Continuous Learning for Certification Renewal: Activities document here!

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A Review of Evidence for Intermittent Catheterization

 

Presenter

  • Dean S. Elterman, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Urologic Surgeon & Assistant Professor

Division of Urology, University Health Network

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

Clinician Investigator, Krembil Research Institute

Objective

  • Provide a review of evidence/recommendations regarding complications, quality of life and cost-effectiveness for intermittent catheterization (coated and uncoated)

 

and

Introduction to Canadian Nursing Best Practice Recommendations for Intermittent Urethral Catheterization

 

Presenter

  • Debbie Cutting, RN, BScN, NSWOC, WOCC(C), NCA


Webinar Access

View the webinar here: https://youtu.be/Q_bTrO7S4Sc

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Navigating Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB):

NSWOC/WOCC(C) as Recommenders of Wound, Ostomy & Continence supplies to benefit Canadian Indigenous People

Presenters

  • Bev Smith, RN, BScN, NSWOC | Alberta – Core Program Leader Indigenous WOC Health
  • Anna Tumchewics, RN,BScN, DipOPN, NSWOC, WOCC(C) | Northwest Territories
  • Sue Bolton, RN, MN, (NSWOC Student) Home Care Clinical Practice Consultant, Wound Care | First Nations Health Authority, BC
  • Michelle Buffalo, RN, BScN, (NSWOC Student) | Maskwacis Health Services, Maskwacis, Alberta
  • Karen Bruton, RN, BScN, MClSc-WH, WOCC(C) | Sioux Lookout Zone, Ontario
  • Kathy Mutch, RN, BScN, WOCC(C) | Atlantic Provinces

Click here to get the Webinar Recording.

Click here to view the presentation slides.

We have a selection of exception webinars on Skin Health and many are included in the WOC Institute’s Skin Health Program. If you want to view these videos, you can find them in the members-only section of the website. For more information about the Skin Health Program, please visit the WOC Institute’s website by clicking here.

  • Skin Health Foundations in Ostomy Management Containment Products
  • Skin Health Foundations in Ostomy Management Peri-Stomal Skin Health
  • Skin Health Foundations in Ostomy Management Stoma Assessment
  • Skin Health Foundations in Ostomy Management Genitourinary Ostomy Surgeries
  • Skin Health Foundations in Ostomy Management Anatomy of the Reproductive Systems: Relationship to the Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Systems
  • Skin Health Foundations in Ostomy Management GI system

We have a selection of exception webinars on Skin Health and many are included in the WOC Institute’s Skin Health Program. If you want to view these videos, you can find them in the members-only section of the website. For more information about the Skin Health Program, please visit the WOC Institute’s website by clicking here.

  • Skin Health Foundations Product Selection
  • Skin Health Foundations Surgical Wounds
  • Skin Health Foundations Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Skin Health Foundations Arterial Wounds
  • Skin Health Foundations Venous Leg Ulcers
  • Skin Health Foundations Pressure Ulcers
  • Skin Health Foundations Moisture Associated Skin Damage
  • Skin Health Foundations Skin Tear Prediction, Prevention, Assessment and Management

We have a selection of exception webinars on Skin Health and many are included in the WOC Institute’s Education Program (WOC-EP). If you want to view these videos, you can find them in the members-only section of the website. For more information about the WOC-EP Program, please visit the WOC Institute’s website by clicking here.

  • How to conduct a literature review using CINAHL
  • How to write a consultation note
  • Professional Practice: Writing for Publication
  • Professional Practice: Transitioning to the Role of a Consultant

We have a selection of exception webinars on Skin Health and many are included in the WOC Institute’s Education Program (WOC-EP). If you want to view these videos, you can find them in the members-only section of the website. For more information about the WOC-EP Program, please visit the WOC Institute’s website by clicking here.

  • Professional Practice: Writing a Resume
  • Writing a consult note
  • Using CINAHL
  • La collaboration interprofessionnelle en soins de plaies et stomies