Listen to Dr. Katherine Jeter share her story about the genesis of NPWT!

Dr. Jeter is one of the chartering members of the WOCN Society (formerly the IAET) and has been a leader in the Society at the regional and national level.

Katherine F. Jeter, EdD, ET takes you through the origins of NPWT, the story that started it all!

At WOCNext’s Innovation Hub, Dr. Katherine Jeter took us through the early development and testing of Closed Suction Wound Drainage, now known as NPWT. Her story is the first of many that should be told in the field of WOC care.

WOC Nurses and clinicians have been sharing their stories over the last months. And wow, they sure do love what they do! They have shared how they are Ambassadors, Clinicians, Educators…elaborating on how educating is “empowering!” You will find the stories shared here and on the Medela NPWT for Healthcare Professionals Facebook page.

Stay tuned and come back to hear more of the stories your WOC Nurse friends are sharing.



A collection of all the wonderful stories, straight from the source, about what it means to be WOC nurse!

A WOC Nurse is an Educator

A WOC Nurse is an Ambassador

A WOC Nurse is a Clinician

A WOC Nurse is a Storyteller

A WOC Nurse is a Influencer

What does it mean to be a WOC Nurse?

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