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WOCNow December 2013

Friday, December 20, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Dryden
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December 2013
Greetings,

 

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!


Sincerely,
The WOCN National Office

Five Star Products

 

*This document is FREE to WOCN Society members and can be found in the WOCN Members-Only Library.*
Peristomal Hernia: Best Practice for Clinicians
*This document is available in the WOCN Society Bookstore.*

*This document is FREE to WOCN Society members and can be found in the WOCN Members-Only Library.*

Pediatric Ostomy Care: Best Practice for Clinicians
*This document is FREE to WOCN Society members and can be found in the WOCN Members-Only Library.*
 
Best Practice Management of Gastrostomy Tube Complications for the Pediatric and Adult Patient
*This document is FREE to WOCN Society members and can be found in the WOCN Members-Only Library.*
 
Additional ostomy related products can be found in the WOCN Society Bookstore and the WOCN Public Library.

 

Click here for more information and a special discount!
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!

The 46th Annual Conference Website is Now Available!


It's time to prepare for the big show! Start planning your trip to Nashville by visiting the Annual Conference website today.

Here is what you'll find on the 46th Annual Conference website:

 

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.
A Better Approach
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.

 

Click here to register now.

 

Click here to download the registration brochure.
WOCN Society Logo Products
Add these WOCN Society logo products to your wishlist this holiday season!

Lab Coat (Long and Short)

Member Price: $40

Nonmember Price: $45
Available sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL
Click here to view item.
 
Long Sleeve T-shirt
Member Price: $25
Nonmember Price: $30

Available Sizes:S, M, L, XL, 2XL

Click here to view item.
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Lunch Tote

Member Price: $10

Nonmember Price: $15
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Fleece Blanket
Price: $20
Click here to view item.
 
Magnet
Price: $1
Click here to view item.
 
Pen Pack
Price: $3
Click here to view item.
 
Patch
Price: $4
Click here to view item.
 
For more information and special discounts on our logo products, click here.
Member Spotlight

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: share@wocn.org 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 share@wocn.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.

 

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C

Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054

wocn_info@wocn.org

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Key Dates and Deadlines
Registration & Housing opens for the WOCN Society's 46th Annual Conference
January 2014

February 17, 2014
Spring Scholarship Deadline
May 1, 2014
2014 WOCN Society Annual Conference
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June 21-25, 2014

2015 WOCN Society Annual Conference
San Antonio, Texas
June 6-10, 2015

2016 WOCN Society Annual Conference
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June 4-8, 2016
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The WOCN Society has developed the Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) Online Course, an educational program designed to increase patient access to skilled wound care providers.
Visitwocn.org/wtafor all the program information!
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