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WOCNCB Announces 2012 Board of Directors

Board members represent the highest level of leadership ability as well as a commitment to patient safety

 
Jan. 16, 2012 - PRLog -- The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB(R))   proudly announces the 2012 Board of Directors. These individuals represent the highest level of leadership ability as well as commitment to their specialty and the patients they serve.

According to Donna L. Thompson, president of the WOCNCB, “Each year brings new opportunities and challenges for the WOCNCB. We could not continue to make a positive impact on patient care and safety in the areas of wound, ostomy, continence and foot care without the compassionate and selfless volunteer service of these highly qualified board members.”

The 2012 WOCNCB Board of Directors:

* President, Donna L. Thompson, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, CCCN
* Financial Officer and Chair, Awards Committee, Gail A. Forthoffer, MSN, ANP-BC, CWOCN
* Item Review Committee Liaison, Laurie L. Ellefson, BSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCN
* Advanced Practice Committee Liaison, Leanne Richbourg, MSN, APRN-BC, CWON-AP, GCNS-BC
* Evidence-Based Practice Committee Liaison and Marketing Committee Co-Liaison, Cathy Reimanis, MS, ND, CNS, ANP-BC, CWOCN
* Foot Care Committee Liaison, Jill T. Trelease, BSN, RN, CWON, CFCN
* Marketing and Public Policy Sub-committee Liaison and Chair, Credentialing Review & Appeals Committee, Kathleen K. Otten, BSN, RN, CWOCN
* Chair, Experiential Pathway, Andrea Montgomery-Kylie, BSN, RN, CWCN, COCN
* Professional Growth Program Committee Liaison and Chair, Nominations Committee, Mary Gloeckner, MSN, RN, CWON
* Wound, Ostomy and Continence Exam Committee Liaison, Kay L. Durkop-Scott, BSN, RN, CWOCN
* Immediate Past President, Diana L. Gallagher, MS, RN, CWOCN, CFCN, CHT
* Public Member, Chair, Audit Committee and Consulting Member to the Marketing Committee, William (Bill) Hogan, ME

About the WOCNCB

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board is a professional organization dedicated to providing consumer safety and protection by offering credentialing in the areas of wound, ostomy, continence and foot care nursing to registered nurses who meet WOCNCB’s stringent qualifications and pass its certification examination. WOCNCB certified nurses provide quality care to patients in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare.  

Today, over 6,500 WOCNCB certified nurses are practicing in the United States,
Canada, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia. The WOCNCB’s wound, ostomy and continence certification programs are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABNSC).  For more information, contact the WOCNCB at (888) 496-2622, e-mail marketingmanager@wocncb.org or visit http://www.wocncb.org.

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The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board is a professional organization dedicated to consumer safety and protection by offering certification for Registered Nurses in the areas of wound, ostomy, continence and foot care nursing.

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