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Algorithm Award, New JWOCN Articles and More

Thursday, July 16, 2015   (0 Comments)
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July 15, 2015
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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

1120 Route 73, Suite 200

Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054

wocn_info@wocn.org

 

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.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.

Support Surface Algorithm Wins ASAE Award


The WOCN Society has earned a 2015 ASAE Power of A Silver Award for its development of the evidence-based support surface algorithm, a tool that provides clinical guidance for clinicians selecting the appropriate support surface for their patients.

ASAE's Power of A (association) Awards, the nonprofit industry's highest honor, recognize the association community's valuable contributions on the local, national and global level. The Power of A Awards reward outstanding accomplishments of associations and industry professionals for their efforts to enrich lives, create a competitive workforce, prepare society for the future, drive innovation and make a better world.

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Have You Read these New JWOCN Articles?

 

Take a look at some of the exciting new content recently published in the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing.

 

The VCU Pressure Ulcer Summit: Collaboration to Operationalize Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcer Prevention Best Practice Recommendations

 

A Comparison of Pressure Mapping Between Two Pressure-Reducing Methods for the Sacral Region

 

Analysis of the Pressure Distribution Qualities of a Silicone Border Foam Dressing

Last Chance to Submit Your 2015 Conference Evaluations


As a reminder, today is the last day to obtain your 2015 Conference Certificate. To submit your evaluation(s) for CE certificate(s) please click here.
If you are unsure of your unique ID and password, please reference the email that was sent to you by Express Evaluations on Friday, June 5.

If you need a CE certificate, you must complete the evaluation and CE certificate process prior to 11:59 pm ET today, Wednesday, July 15, 2015. After today, the evaluation site will be removed and certificates will no longer be available.



Diverse Content Available through the CEC

 

The WOCN Society's Continuing Education Center features a wealth of content from across the spectrum of WOC care. Here is a small sampling of the range of content provided through the CEC:




Visit the CEC to explore other opportunities to earn CE credits.


Have You Viewed Our Website Tutorials?


The WOCN Society has created a video series designed to help you get the most out of our website. The series features a variety of videos, including: how to access and post on the WOCN forums; managing your profile; and many more. Check out this video that will teach you how to navigate our libraries and resources.


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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.