Wound, Ostomy, Continence Care Nurse Skills Checklist

Personal information

  1. No experience: requires education, training and supervision
  2. Intermittent experience: may need support or supervise
  3. Proficient: consistent experience, independent
  4. Expert level: can teach/supervise others.

Work settings


Continence Evaluation

Continence Therapeutic Devices

Ileal Pouches

Identification/management of risk factors impacting skin integrity

Symptom management

Ulcer Risk Assessment tools

Wound/Ulcer Assessment & Management

Pressure ulcer staging

Wound Treatments/Dressings

Professional Knowledge and Skills


Age specific competency