The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) 47th Annual Conference promises to offer attendees a dynamic program aimed at providing evidence-based knowledge of the latest techniques, applications and treatments related to wound, ostomy and continence issues. The Opening Keynote Speaker, Terri Gaffney, MPA, RN, brings insight and knowledge related to her experience at the American Nurses Association.
Terri is the Senior Director for New Product Development at the American Nurses Association where she is responsible for translating knowledge into products. Among the products she oversees are continuing education, conferences, publications and digital media. Prior to joining the American Nurses Association, Terri was a Vice President of Nursing Communications & Initiatives at Gannett Healthcare Group, a multimedia information and education company. Terri has also served as the Executive Director of the American Academy of Nursing in Washington, DC.
Terri received her BSN from Virginia Commonwealth University and her MPA from Virginia Tech. She is currently a doctoral candidate at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. The title of her dissertation is Enhancing Patient Safety: Examining Factors Associated with Error Recovery by Medical Surgical Nurses.
Check back later in 2015 for a special Q & A session from Terri!