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WOCN Society Membership Categories



Active Member – $145
Active membership may be granted to any registered nurse who supports the purposes, mission and goals of the Society. Active Members in good standing are entitled to all the rights and privileges of membership. Except as provided in Article III, Section 3 of the Society Bylaws, Active Members may make motions, vote and serve on committees or on the Board of Directors.

Associate Member – $75
Associate membership may be granted to any individual working in the field of wound, ostomy or continence care that supports the purpose, mission and goals of the Society. Associate Members may not make motions, vote, or serve on the Board of Directors. They may serve on committees with approval from the Board of Directors.

 

Student  – $65
Student nurse membership may be granted to any individual who is a full-time student studying to become a registered nurse (this shall include those individuals pursuing an Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science Degree, enrolled in a Diploma Program or attending a WOCN accredited educational program). Student Members may not make motions, vote or serve on the Board of Directors. They may serve on a committee with approval from the Board of Directors.

Retired Active – $65
Retired active membership may be granted to any individual who is eligible to be an Active Member and who is permanently retired from employment but continues to support the purpose, mission and goals of the Society. Retired Active Members have the right to make motions, vote, and serve on committees and on the Board of Directors.

Retired Associate – $65
Retired associate membership may be granted to any individual who is eligible to be an Associate Member and who is permanently retired from employment. Retired Associate Members may not make motions, vote, or serve on the Board of Directors. Retired Associate Members may serve on committees with approval from the Board of Directors.

Corporate Membership - $1,500
Corporate membership may be granted to any health related corporation or organization that supports the mission and goals of the Society. Corporate Members may not make motions, vote, or serve on a committee or on the Board of Directors.

Small Non-profit Corporate Membership
 - $800
See Corporate Membership, above.



The WOCN Society offers many educational resources and learning opportunities to members such as:

  • In It For You magazine: printed twice a year featuring member-focused articles.
  • Members-only Empowerment Section:
  • Image Library – contains images related to the care of wound, ostomy and incontinence patients and provides the opportunity to search, learn, and download the image for professional purposes.
  • Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (JWOCN) - bimonthly publication provides information on the latest research and practice issues. You will also have access to archived journal articles.
  • WOCNow - sent monthly, this electronic newsletter-provides news and time-sensitive information.
  • WOCN Society Forums
  • Discounts on WOCN Society's publications and products.
  • WOCN Society's Library publications including: WOCN Society's Business Plan Template, Five Steps to Successful Marketing, Evidence-based Report Cards and more.
  • Discounted registration fee for the WOCN Society's annual conference.
  • Educational offerings through the Continuing Education Center.
  • Networking opportunities:
    • Visit the WOCN Society's Facebook and Twitter pages!
    • Talk with your fellow colleagues on the WOCN Society's Forums.
  • Click Here to learn more about the total value and savings of WOCN Membership! 

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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The WOCN Society was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.
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