Click here to view a list of the Society's corporate members.
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.
View the conference schedule, search for and rate sessions, add session notes and email them, as well as view handouts.
Build your MyWOCN Personalized Planner, plan your itinerary, add personal notes, tag favorite exhibitors and sessions and sync with the conference website in real-time.
View the exhibitor list, search for exhibitors, mark visitors with "visited" tags, request meetings, add personal notes and map their booth location.
Locate your favorite booths on the interactive floor plan and download your personalized walking map.
Tap into local information about Nashville, including hotels, transportation options and much more!
Read, follow, and comment on #WOCN14 tweets from your fellow attendees and exhibiting companies.
Tune into exclusive updates, notifications and blogs from the WOCN Society staff.
For a video tutorial of the mobile app, click here.
Play to Win!
This year follow the beat and take a look at our chart toppers that will be part of the WOCN Top 20 for a chance to win an iPad mini!
Visit our featured exhibitors and create harmony as you interact with our corporate supporters and gather notes. This event will take place during Exhibit Hall hours on Monday, June 23 and Tuesday, June 24. Pick up your blank Top 20 Chart at the designated pickup locations. Then, simply visit the booths of our hit makers below and answer the questions.
Alliqua Biomedical, Inc.*
Domtar Personal Care
Edgepark Medical Supplies*
FOR LIFE GmbH
Fortis Medical Products
GWM Products - RTD
Wolters Kluwer Health/
KCI / Systagenx
PRS Medical Technologies Inc.
Safe n' Simple LLC
The Morel Company
* FEATURED PICK UP LOCATION
** FEATURED DROP OFF LOCATION
For more information about the WOCN Top 20, click here.
Your Guide to Bedside Answers: Evidence-Based Wound Care Guidelines and Fecal Ostomy Best Practice Mobile App
Evidence-Based Wound Care Guidelines and Fecal Ostomy Best Practice combines four wound care guidelines and the fecal ostomy best practice to deliver quick answers to the bedside-or wherever they are needed. The app covers pressure ulcers, fecal ostomies, lower extremity arterial disease (LEAD), lower extremity neuropathic disease (LEND), and lower extremity venous disease (LEVD).
View the differential assessment algorithm or image library to help you assess patients. Read the quick-reference guide, then view details with extended guidelines and tools.
Wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nurses are recognized for their skills and expertise and are frequently called on to serve as consultants in both internal and external roles. The WOCN Society's emPOWERed Program features the Professional Practice Manual, Fourth Edition. This recently-updated publication includes a full chapter on consulting, which consists of an overview and its relevance to WOC nursing, as well as types of consultative roles, how to conduct consultations, how to establish and maintain a consultant role, ethics and legal implications of consulting, and considerations in contracting for services and reimbursement as a consultant.
Learn more about the Professional Practice Manual, Fourth Edition and the other components of the emPOWERed Program.
The emPOWERed program is commercially supported by an educational grant from Smith & Nephew.
May Member Spotlight
Carolyn Watts, MSN, RN, CWON, CBPN-IC, recently spoke at the National Student Nurses' Association's (NSNA) 62nd Annual Convention in her hometown of Nashville, TN. Click here to read about Carolyn's on-site experiences.
Attention Members: Do you have a recent accomplishment that you would like to share with the Society Email: firstname.lastname@example.org and you could be featured in next month's WOCNow!
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The WOCN® Society is professionally managed by Association Headquarters, a charter accredited association management company.
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society 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.
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.