Become a wound, ostomy and continence champion and nurse leader. Advance your knowledge by becoming a Skin Wellness Associate Nurse (SWAN™).
Our CNA accredited SWAN™ program is designed by nurses for nurses (Diploma RNs, Practical Nurses) who aspire to advance their wound, ostomy, and continence skills.
During this 6-week, self-pace, online program you will:
This unique program offers healthcare practitioners the foundation to develop and enhance their theoretical and practical knowledge when managing complex, hard to heal wounds that require debridement.
At the end of this program learners will have advanced debridement knowledge beyond the WOC-EP/ SWAN programs.
I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you and to the Wound Ostomy and Continence (WOC) Institute and to thank you for your interest in WOC Nursing. The Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC)-Institute is owned and operated by the association of Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC) (formally the Canadian Association of Enterostomal Therapists (CAET)). Our tri-specialty is unique, and we strive to improve the lives of those patients cared for by wound, ostomy and continence nurses as well as support those healthcare professionals who have chosen this dynamic and evolving field through providing comprehensive education and skills-based training to improve their practices.
The WOC Institute offers various competency-based, programs to assist healthcare professionals in improving their skills and understanding of wound, ostomy, and continence, with both online and in person learning opportunities. We encourage you to explore the various educational opportunities we have to offer. If you have questions feel free to contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.