In this issue you will find information on WOCN Society Five Star Ostomy Products, the Center for Clinical Investigation (CCI), the WOCN Society's 46th Annual Conference website, the December issue of McKnight's Long Term Care, WOCN Society logo products, the December member spotlight and more!
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A WOC Nurse Shares Her Experience with the Center for Clinical Investigation
In 2010 Jill Monfre, PhD, RN, CWOCN, received a grant from the Center for Clinical Investigation (CCI) to study the impact that pain associated with chronic infected wounds has on a person's health related quality of life (HRQoL). Read about her positive research experience here.
Learn more about the CCI's 2014 call for proposals here. The deadline is February 17, 2014!
The WOCN Society's 46th Annual Conference Site is Live!
Registration and housing for the WOCN Society's 46th Annual Conference will officially open in January 2014. In the meantime, join the discussion on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter using the hashtag #WOCN14.
Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) 2014 Annual Research Conference
Registration for the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) 2014 Annual Research Conference is now open. The 2014 Annual Research Conference will take place March 27-30, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri.
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Nancy Bergstrom, PhD, an Honorary Member of the Society, was featured in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Geriatric Society for her study at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing regarding the prevention of pressure ulcers. To read more about Nancy's study, click here.
Attention Members: Do you have a recent accomplishment that you would like to share with the Society? Email: email@example.com and you could be featured in next month's WOCNow!
Share Your Story With Us
The WOCN Society has more than 4,900 members who are health care professionals and experts in the care of patients with wounds, ostomies and incontinence. Thousands of patients receive care from these professionals every day. All of them have one story; one story that can inspire and motivate all who hear it.
Are you a nurse with an amazing story about a
patient you have helped treat?
Are you a patient with an inspiring story of recovery?
The WOCN Society wants to hear from you! Share your incredible nurse or patient story today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the WOCN Society
The WOCN Society is a professional nursing society, which supports its members by promoting educational, clinical, and research opportunities to advance the practice and guide the delivery of expert health care to individuals with wounds, ostomies and continence concerns.
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