Australian and New Zealand Urological Nurses Society

ANZUNS is the peak professional organisation for urology nursing in Australia and New Zealand.   ANZUNS' objectives are;

  • To create the opportunity for Urology Nurses to undertake research based practice through education
  • To provide expertise through the provision of guidelines, standards of practice and special interest groups
  • To provide leadership to facilitate collaboration amongst urology health professionals

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British Association of Urological Nurses

The British Association of Urological Nurses (BAUN) aims to  develop Urological Nursing and support Urology Nurses.

The Association;

  • Holds annual conferences and study days
  • Produces guidelines for practice
  • Distributes the International Journal of Urological Nurses to members
  • Publishes a quarterly newsletter for members

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European Association of Urology Nurses

European Association of Urology Nurses is the representative body for European nurses in urology.

EAUN produces online education courses, workshops and lectures, hosts an annual 3-day conference, and offers fellowships.

 

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Society of urologic nurses and associates

The Society of urologic nurses and associates (SUNA) is a US-based organisation, focusing on urologic and related nursing.   SUNA;

  • Publishes a professional, peer-reviewed bi-monthly journal (Urologic Nursing Journal) and a newsletter (Uro-Gram)
  • Establishes the scope and standards of urologic nursing practice and the scope and standards of advanced urologic nursing practice
  • Provides scholarships, grants and awards to nurses and other health care professionals.

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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) is a professional, US-based, international nursing society of more than 5,000 health care professionals who are experts in the care of patients with wound, ostomy and incontinence.

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