Bruns new WOC nurse at Brodstone
April 30, 2020
Jennifer Bruns is the new Wound Ostomy Continence (WOC) nurse at Brodstone Memorial Hospital. With the retirement of Michell Harris at the end of the month, preparations for the handoff have taken more than a year.
Bruns has been in a web-based, year-long WOC program through Emery University, Atlanta, Ga., traveling to Atlanta for a week long skills
check off. Bruns also attended 120 hours of clinical rotations at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. A series of three board exams, one in each discipline, must be taken to achieve certification in the WOC specialty. This is in addition to wor...