All Members of Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET) now receive the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing

Newswise — PHILADELPHIA, PA. (March 23, 2011) — The Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (JWOCN) has affiliated with the Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET), expanding its position within the global community of wound, ostomy and continence nursing. As a result of this collaboration, members of the Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET) will receive the JWOCN as a membership benefit. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

“Nurses throughout North America will have increased access to resources, information, and best practices in this specialized field,” said Mikel L. Gray, PhD, editor-in-chief of JWOCN. “Our affiliation also enhances the quality and quantity of authors contributing to our journal, and expands networking opportunities for everyone.”

In the past few years, the JWOCN has enjoyed a significant increase in both international readers and manuscript submissions from international authors. By expanding its reach through the CAET, JWOCN will further its mission of promoting educational, clinical and research opportunities that guide the delivery of expert health care to individuals with wound, ostomy and incontinence needs.

Kathryn Kozell, RN, BA, MScN, ACNP, CETN (C), has joined the JWOCN in the new role of Canadian Feature Editor. A former president of CAET, Kathryn is known internationally for her contributions to education, publishing and mentoring in ostomy and wound care nursing. She currently serves as the Clinical Nurse Specialist and Manager of the Rachel M. Flood Program for Ostomy and Wound Care at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto Ontario, Canada.

The Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET) is a not-for-profit association for over 350 nurses specializing in the nursing care of patients with challenges in wound, ostomy and continence.

The CAET offers national leadership to enable those in nursing practice, education, research and administration to achieve quality specialized nursing care.

About the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence NursingJournal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing is the official publication of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). This international bimonthly journal provides continuing education for the entire scope of WOC nursing practice. Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing is the authoritative resource devoted to the nursing care and management of patients with abdominal stomas, wounds, pressure ulcers, fistulas, vascular ulcers, and incontinence. Original, peer-reviewed articles examine these topics in hospital, home and long-term care settings.

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