Healing Mindset

Healing Mindset

You know your job is important. Your patients rely on you to be the best you can be and their family notices and welcomes you to help heal their wounds. Physicians rely on you, and bedside nurses cannot wait till you arrive—you are the great and impressive...

Government Affairs – May 2022 Update

WOCN members, and other advocates, have been working in several states across the country to ensure that ostomy patients who are covered by Medicaid have access to the supplies they need.   As you may know, many state Medicaid programs fail to provide adequate extended wear ostomy products, which in many instances is well below even the Medicare standards. 

How Can I Reflect Empathy in My Workplace?

How Can I Reflect Empathy in My Workplace?

How Can I Reflect Empathy in My Workplace? Here in Michigan, we endure the snow, ice and cold until a new season starts to break through. Feeling the freezing air sting my uncovered face forces me to take notice. The shards of ice may slice through me like glass when...
What Are Your Plans for the Future?

What Are Your Plans for the Future?

As we close the 2021 year, we have so much to be thankful for and look forward to in the new year. My personal motto is to “choose joy” and share what is positive and look forward to what is possible. While many sad things occurred this past year due to Covid and...