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Indigenous Wound, Ostomy and Continence Health
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Videos & Podcasts
Improving Accessibility and Healthcare for Indigenous People with Bev Smith
This episode highlights the Sharing Circle, a website that was developed with the aim to improve accessibility and healthcare for Indigenous people by the Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC) Indigenous Wound, Ostomy and Continence Health Core Program. This website is dedicated to helping patients, NSWOCs, and other healthcare professionals across Canada access a directory of resources (general and province and territory specific), education, training, and support related to Indigenous wound, ostomy and continence health. This episode also highlights nurses who take on volunteer roles and lead health initiatives that they are passionate about.
Indigenous WOC Health Webinar: Improving Patient Outcomes Nationally
Indigenous Wound, Ostomy and Continence Health Core Program: Improving Patient Outcomes Nationally Facilitator Bev Smith, RN, BScN, NSWOC NSWOCC Indigenous WOC Health Core Program Leader Presenters Anna Tumchewics, RN,BScN, DipOPN, NSWOC Northwest Territories “Virtual WOC Consultations to Support Remote Areas” Sue Bolton, RN, BScN, MN, NSWOC Home Care Clinical Consultant - First Nations Health Authority, BC “Pacific Blue Cross - Positioning NSWOCs to better Support Patient Access to WOC Supplies” Michelle Buffalo, RN, BScN, (NSWOC Student) The Stollerey Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta “Hospital to Community: Supporting the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Needs of Children and their Families” Morgan Austin Spinal Cord Injury Ontario Community Rehabilitation Program, Thunderbay, Ontario “Improving patient care in the community rehab setting” Objectives: Describe the process for virtual WOC consults to support remote areas. Summarize developments of NSWOC involvement with Pacific Blue Cross in B.C. Provide information on community programs to impact the care of First Nations, Metis and Inuit people.
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