Core Curriculum: Continence Management
Based on the curriculum blueprint of the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Education Programs (WOCNEP) and approved by the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®), this practical text for continence care is your perfect source for expert guidance, training and wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) certification exam preparation.
Full of expert advice, fundamental principles and vital clinical skills on continence care, is one of the few nursing texts to cover this practice area in detail.
Chapter features include: Objectives at the start of each chapter, Key Points that expand on important concepts, Tables that offer clinical guidelines and care strategies, Case Studies that optimize clinical decision-making, and End-of-Chapter Review Q&A’s — multiple choice questions followed by answers and rationales.
This is essential content for those seeking WOC certification or recertification; nursing students in continence programs; nurses involved in continence care; nurses in gastroenterology, urology, and surgical nursing; graduate nursing students and nursing faculty.
Incorporating the latest developments in clinical practice, this evidence-based content is your complete map to gaining WOC certification — and to providing safe, optimal patient care.
Your purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook. The eBook includes powerful search tools, the ability to annotate
content, videos, and additional resources. It can be downloaded to three devices, and easily converted to an audiobook.
JoAnn Ermer-Seltun, MS, RN, ARNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN is a WOC Nurse Clinician at MercyOne North Iowa in Mason City, Iowa. She is President, Co-Director and Faculty at WEB WOC Nursing Education Programs in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has in-depth knowledge of the information needed by WOC nursing students. She has a number of publications and presentations in the area of WOC nursing.
Sandra Engberg, PhD, CRNP, FAAN is a Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Clinical Education in the School of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the Continence Section Editor of the Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing (JWOCN®). She is a member of the Nursing Committee of the International Continence Society and Director of the School of Nursing, part of the ICS Institute. She has conducted several randomized controlled trials focusing on interventions for urinary incontinence in older adults and women.
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- Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
- ISBN: 9781975164539