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2023 WOC Institute Academic Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2023 WOC Institute Academic Award Winners! Thank you to everyone who applied this year.


7 Generations Medical Ltd Award


This Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Education Program (WOC-EP) Award of $5,250 recognizes an Indigenous WOC-EP graduate who has demonstrated a high degree of volunteerism with, and in support of, people in the Indigenous community.


Winner: Christina Przenioslo


Clement LeBlanc Memorial Scholarship


The Clement LeBlanc Memorial Scholarship is an annual award presented to a New Brunswick WOC-EP graduate with the highest academic marks.


Winner: Jeremy Caul


Coloplast Clinical Achievement Award in Continence Care


This Coloplast Award for Excellence in Continence Care is a $1,000 award presented to a WOC-EP student who displays excellence in Continence Care, with the highest academic achievement in the continence course.


Winner: Catherine Bernier


Hollister Award for Post-Graduate Studies


Supported by Hollister Limited, this award is open to an NSWOC who is an active NSWOCC member pursuing a Master’s, or PhD degree.


Winner: Julie Gagnon


Hollister Clinical Achievement Award in Ostomy Care


The Hollister Award for Excellence in Ostomy Care by an WOC-EP Student provides an award of $1000.00 annually to a student who displays excellence in Ostomy Care.


Winner: Jessica Larose


Hollister Skin Wellness Associate Nurse Leadership Award


The Hollister SWAN Leadership Award is presented to a student who has demonstrated leadership skills during the SWAN program and continues to be a role model to their peers.


Winner: Annemarie Larocque


McKin Health NSWOC Trailblazer Award


This $2,500 award, sponsored by McKin Health, is presented annually to a WOC-EP Student who has demonstrated leadership and innovation in wound, ostomy, and continence care and who meets the written criteria for the award.


Winner: Shelly Barnes


Mölnlycke Health Care Highest Achievement Award for the NSWOC/WOC-EP Program


This $1,000 award recognizes the WOC-EP student with the highest academic achievement overall.


Winner: Nathalie Dorval


Mölnlycke Health Care Highest Achievement Award for the SWAN Program


This $500 award recognizes the SWAN student highest academic achievement in the program.


Winner: Susan Horrex


Mölnlycke Health Care Indigenous Award


The Mölnlycke Health Care Indigenous Award is designed to recognize the Academic achievement of a student who has identified as being Indigenous and who has demonstrated academic achievement in either the NSWOC WOC-EP Program or the Skin Wellness Associate Nurse (SWAN) Program. The successful applicant will also demonstrate how they will use what they have learned from their education program to benefit their community.


Winner: Christina Przenioslo


Ostomy Canada Society’s Wound, Ostomy and Continence Education Program (WOC-EP) Award


The Ostomy Canada Society Wound Ostomy and Continence Education Program (WOC-EP) Award shall be awarded to two (2) individuals annually in the amount of $1500.00 each to encourage Registered Nurses to pursue a career as an NSWOC with a focus on ostomy care.


Winners:

  • Sonia Zagrer

  • Martha Brown

Smith and Nephew Clinical Achievement Award in Wound Care


The Smith+Nephew Clinical Achievement Award in Wound Care by WOC-EP Students provides two $1,000 annual awards (to one French student and one English student) to students who display excellence in clinical practice.


Winners:

  • Johanne Pelletier

  • Terrelle Klose

Vancouver United Ostomy Association Award


The Vancouver United Ostomy Association Chapter NSWOC Award is a $1,000 award to recognize BC NSWOC students, or recent graduates, who have demonstrated a high degree of volunteerism with, and in support of, people in the province of BC living with an ostomy.


Winner: Norena Gonzales


WOC Institute ISWA Award


This award recognizes the Industry Skin Wellness Associate (ISWA) student with the highest academic achievement in the program.


Winner: Carmen Leclerc



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Billi Jean
Billi Jean
Nov 16, 2023

This is really cool news. And I believe that such events are very useful for every student who wants to showcase their talent. Agree, we must support young people in their desire to gain new knowledge and develop. That's why online services where students can order literature review online to save time are very important. Such educational platforms are very important and it is good that they are becoming increasingly popular among young people.

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