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Thursday, September 3, 2015   (0 Comments)
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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.

Submit an Abstract for the 2016 WOCN Society & CAET Joint Conference

 

The WOCN Society and CAET are excited to announce that abstract submission for the 2016 WOCN Society & CAET Joint Conference is now open. Now is your chance to share your research with WOC nurses from around the world. The abstract submission deadline is Wednesday, November 4, at noon EST.

Have You Used the Support Surface Selection Algorithm?

 

If you've not yet incorporated the support surface selection algorithm into your practice, now is the ideal time to start using this useful tool and sharing it with your colleagues -- both WOC nurses and other clinicians. Try out the algorithm now and read the JWOCN article to learn more about its creation.

WOCN Society Represented at ANA Membership Assembly
 
The WOCN Society, as an organizational affiliate of the American Nurses Association (ANA), has a seat at the ANA business meeting called the Membership Assembly. On July 22-24, 2015, Kate Lawrence, MSN, RN, CWOCN, Public Policy liaison and Past President of the Society represented the WOCN Society at the Membership Assembly. The WOCN Society has voting rights for all business except bylaws and candidates for office.

Read more about the Society's presence at the assembly.
Earn Continuing Education Credits in the CEC
The WOCN Society's Continuing Education Center (CEC) 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.

Core Curriculum Textbooks Available to Order


The WOCN Society's Core Curriculum textbooks are now available on the LWW website. These three texts are the essential guides for nurses working in the WOC specialty. Place your orders today!

WOCN Core Curriculum: Wound Management
Authors: Dorothy Doughty and Laurie McNichol

WOCN Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management
Authors: Jane Carmel, Janice Colwell and Margaret Goldberg

WOCN Core Curriculum: Continence Management
Authors: Dorothy Doughty and Katherine Moore

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 Member Center features and resources.


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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.