Programs at a Glance

ProgramCohortApplication DeadlineProgram Start
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Education Program (WOC-EP) EnglishFallJune 30Early September
WinterNovember 30Early January
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Education Program (WOC-EP) FrenchFallJune 30Early September
Skin Wellness Associate Nurse (SWANTM) ProgramFallJune 30Mid August
WinterNovember 30Mid January
Industry Skin Wellness Associate (ISWA) ProgramN/AApply at any timeRolling start date
Advanced Wound Debridement ProgramN/AApply at any timeRolling start date
Wound Management ProgramN/AApply at any timeRolling start date
Paramedics ProgramN/AApply at any timeRolling start date


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With the aim to improve accessibility and healthcare for Indigenous people, we are excited to share a new website with a directory of resources, training, & support related to Indigenous Wound, Ostomy and Continence Health. Visit the “Sharing Circle” at https://t.co/oNlvOrgfON! https://t.co/YSdTn61s3s
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Don't miss out! Join us from 6-7pm ET this evening for an in-depth presentation on the science and peer-reviewed evidence of Medical Grade Manuka Honey and its impact on wound healing. Register for free at https://t.co/ERmnC73Zjv https://t.co/UtFcgaJP5T
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Today, on June 21, NSWOCC recognizes and celebrates the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. #NationalIndigenousPeoplesDay https://t.co/FKywcvZocO
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NSWOCC is proud to share that Marcia Leard, NSWOCC's newly appointed President, was recently awarded the COVID Warrior Coin Award by the Lieutenant Governor of PEI, for her efforts to aid the COVID response in the province. Read the full announcement at https://t.co/qd1b9C9jhP https://t.co/XTK6UDzouP
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The NSWOCC Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Marcia Leard, RN, BScN, NSWOC, WOCC(C) of Summerside, PEI, as the President of Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC). Read the full announcement at https://t.co/L7wi1uQiIM https://t.co/WVpcSBLbiW
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