Joyce Carlson, APRN, CNS, CWOCN
Scope of Practice
Joyce is a Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist and certified in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Care. She serves as a clinical patient care expert in the care of persons with disorders of the integumentary (skin), gastrointestinal (bowel) and urinary system (bladder). As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Joyce is able to diagnose and effectively treat various types of wounds, assist with management of various ostomies using evidenced based care.
Joyce seeks to develop a partnership with her patients enabling them to fully participate in their own care and prevention of their wounds and meet their ostomy care needs and bowel and bladder control challenges to bring healing and improve the quality of life for patients she serves.
Graduate School: College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN; Master of Arts, Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, Metropolitan State University, Mpls., MN, Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Education Program; Undergraduate: North Park College, Chicago, IL; Bachelor of Science, Nursing; Board Certified as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse/Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist (ACNS) and Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse (CWOCN)..