Emory WOCN program. I attended the Emory WOCN Program on site in Atlanta last fall. It turned out to be one of those rare things in life that is everything I hoped it would be and then some! It is an absolutely outstanding program.
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If Wound, Ostomy, or Continence Nursing is a passion for you, then I would advise you to attend the Emory on- site program. If at all possible, do it ASAP, as the program director, and crown jewel of the program, Dorothy Doughty will be retiring next year. Although, I attended the on- site program, I would imagine that the on- line program is every bit as first class as the on- site program.
It is my understanding that the same instructors for on- site work with the on- line students. I can tell you that the instructors are very invested in making the students successful.
They all have the true hearts of nurses and true hearts of teachers. They are willing to meet with students before and after class to clarify concepts and assist students in learning what they need to know.
It is a tremendously detailed and intensive course of study. If you are truly interested in the subject matter and the WOC patient population, you will enjoy it. If you are a disciplined student and have been successful in previous on- line classes, you will likely do well. As far as preceptors, Emory will work with you to help locate a preceptor. Another option would be to complete the didactic portion of the program on- line and then go to Atlanta to perform the clinical component of your program. There are some excellent preceptors in Atlanta.
The Emory University Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Education Program (WOCNEC) prepares the graduate to provide specialty care for patients with acute and.