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2014-07-17 23:09:13

WoundEducators.com is proud to receive endorsement from The ABWM Foundation for the WoundEducators.com wound care certification courses. Great River, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 WoundEducators.com, LLC, a leading online educational company committed to promoting the practice of evidence-based wound management, is proud to receive endorsement from The ABWM Foundation for the WoundEducators.com wound care certification courses. This esteemed recognition is a result of a thorough and...

2014-06-13 23:06:54

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) is leveraging a suite of solutions from a2z to offer time saving and planning tools to their attendees and exhibitors for the upcoming 46th Annual Conference. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 a2z, Inc., the Maryland-based event management software company, announces that the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) is leveraging a suite of solutions from a2z to offer time saving and planning tools to...

2014-04-19 08:20:36

ReportsnReports.com offers "The Global Market for Advanced Wound Care Products 2014" research report in its store. This report covers information on current market dynamics, regional perspectives, competitive environments and future prospects. DALLAS, April 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Global Market for Advanced Wound Care Products 2014 report provides you with the knowledge to understand the current state of the advanced wound care market, the historical market background and the key...

2014-04-09 16:26:07

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, today announces a new educational relationship with the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN®). Through a restricted educational grant, Smith & Nephew is supporting Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) Nurse Week, which honors the care WOC nurses provide to millions of patients suffering from chronic wounds, ostomies and urinary and fecal...

2014-02-27 12:27:58

PLAINFIELD, Ill., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wound Care Education Institute® (WCEI), a leading wound care and ostomy education provider, is partnering for a second time with The Health Facilities Association of Maryland (HFAM) and the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy® (NAWCO) to offer wound care training and Wound Care Certification (WCC®) to eligible clinicians on Maryland's Eastern Shore. WCEI first partnered with HFAM and the Maryland Hospital Association in 2010,...

2014-02-25 12:27:33

Seeking Innovation Ideas to Improve Patient Quality of Life CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a medical device incubator and online resource for people passionate about healthcare innovation, is conducting a worldwide innovation search for ideas to improve stoma management and the quality of life for patients following a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy procedure. The search aligns with National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March as ostomy...

2014-02-03 23:01:24

Senator John Astle (D-30) and co-sponsor Senator Joanne Benson (D-24) have introduced SB 671, legislation that would require insurers, non profit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations (HMO's), that provide health insurance policies and contracts, to provide coverage for Ostomy Equipment and Supplies. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Metro Maryland Ostomy Association, Inc. (MMOA), the state and Mid-Atlantic region's largest and most tenured ostomy...

2013-11-21 11:47:32

Nurses caring for ostomy patients will now be equipped with an essential new tool that provides them with the first comprehensive guide to optimize ostomy management and enhance patient safety. Janice Beitz, a professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, was part of a research team that developed the ostomy algorithm, a step-by-step aid that allows nurses to properly assess ostomy patients and their needs. “The majority of ostomy care is provided by non-specialized clinicians...

2013-09-16 23:01:48

WOW (Wild on Wounds) is at the top of the list for many clinicians as a must-attend conference. Designed for the hands-on clinician, this conference is packed with up to date content and dynamic speakers. Plainfield, IL (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI), the country’s leading wound care education provider, successfully completed its annual clinical conference, “Wild on Wounds” (WOW) last week at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The conference...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'