With the aim to improve accessibility and healthcare for Indigenous people, the NSWOCC Indigenous Wound, Ostomy and Continence Health Core Program is excited to share a brand-new website dedicated to helping patients, NSWOCs, and other healthcare professionals access a directory of resources, education, training, and support related to Indigenous Wound, Ostomy and Continence Health.
The “Sharing Circle” is now live and can be accessed online at www.sharingcircle.online. Please feel free to share this with your colleagues.
As an ongoing project, we’re always looking to broaden our list of resources and links to share. If you have a great resource or tool that you think would be worth sharing with others, feel free to submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org in order for us to obtain permission to use it on the Sharing Circle website.
The NSWOCC Indigenous Wound, Ostomy and Continence Health Core Program
NSWOCC Indigenous Wound, Ostomy and Continence Health
About the Core Program
The Indigenous Wound, Ostomy and Continence Health Core Program brings together Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC®), Skin Wellness Associate Nurses (SWAN™) and key healthcare stakeholders working with Indigenous people who collaborate to identify key issues in the care delivery of wound, ostomy and continence for indigenous, including Inuit and Metis, people. By identifying key issues, this core program makes critical connections at the Federal and Provincial Government levels in order to raise awareness, address issues and improve patient outcomes.