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Manage Your Patient Nightmares

Friday, April 10, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Dryden
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Nightmares on Alamo Plaza
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

You asked for it...a nightmares general session to include ALL aspects of your practice. This year our Nightmares on Alamo Plaza session will cover issues in wounds, ostomies and continence!

Do you have a patient with a complex fistula, ostomy or wound that has been challenging to your clinical practice? Is it keeping you up at night? Is it giving you nightmares? Add Nightmares on Alamo Plaza to your agenda today and submit a case study so you can share your clinical case and brainstorm solutions.

 

Click here to complete the online submission form.

 

This is a unique session that will allow you to share one of your "nightmares" with attendees, have a group discussion and consider ways to manage your patient nightmare.

During this session, you will have ten minutes to present your case study and five minutes to gather audience feedback and suggestions. Your submission should be a PowerPoint presentation that consists of a minimum of five slides and a maximum of six slides.


Other slide guidelines are as follows:

  • Slide 1: Description of the problem
    This slide should include, in concrete terms, the nature of the problem, duration of problem, patient response, and what got them to the nightmare stage.
  • Slide 2: Patient history
  • Slide 3: Interventions/solutions that failed
    (with photographs)
  • Slide 4: Interventions/solutions that were successful
    (with photographs)
  • Slide 5:Optional slide
    This slide can be used as an additional slide for failed or successful interventions.
  • Slide 6: Patient outcome

If your presentation does not follow the above guidelines, your submission will not be considered for the Nightmares on Alamo Plaza session.

 

Submissions will be reviewed and three or four cases will be selected to present.

Click here to submit your case study by Friday,May 1, 2015.
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Don't Forget to Book Your Housing!

Still need a room? There is availability at the La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio Riverwalk,which features newly renovated guestrooms. Multiple amenities are provided at the La Quinta Inn & Suites, including complimentary WiFi and daily complimentary hot breakfast.

 

If you plan on joining us in San Antonio, be sure to book your housing by Friday, May 8, 2015, to ensure you receive the WOCN Society's discounted rate! For more information, click here.

Important Dates & Deadlines
Apr. 15, 2015

Housing Deadline
May 8, 2015

Registration Cancellation Deadline
May 11, 2015

June 1, 2015

June 6-10, 2015

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Accreditation Information
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.

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 incontinence.


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Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
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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.