“When I fell off a ladder and shattered my knee, I was hospital-bound for a month. I’m glad I chose the Swing Bed unit at Valley County Health System for the long recovery. The nurses and therapists I… Read MoreKathy Miller
Valley County Health System offers specialized wound care for a variety of complex wounds, fistulae, pressure ulcers, and vascular ulcers. In conjunction with your primary care provider, our Specilaty Clinic Department will manage your wound care needs. Numerous VCHS nurses are specifically trained and certified in wound care.
Our wound care nurse provides specialized care and directs interventions that can accelerate the healing process and provide cost savings. Specifically, the WOCN can:
An ostomy is a surgically created opening in the body for the discharge of wastes. WOCN can:
Early identification and treatment of underlying causes are essential in reducing complications related to urinary and/or fecal incontinence. Once causes are determined, the most appropriate and effective approach can be formulated. The WOCN can:
For more information, call 308.728.4200.