Plan on doing some holiday shopping? Why not shop for a cause with Amazon Smile! When you shop with Amazon Smile, a portion of the proceeds will go towards the WOCN Foundation and their mission to provide WOC nursing grants and scholarships.
Have you moved? Changed jobs? Have a new email address? Don't forget to update your contact information in the member center to ensure that you receive all member benefits to which you are entitled.
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.
As the WOCN Society continues to evolve and grow, the Society will continue to need high caliber member volunteers whose backgrounds, skills and experience match our mission and its current and future needs. This is your chance to make a difference for the WOCN Society. Please consider nominating an individual(s) that would match the qualifications we are seeking.
The deadline for nominations is Dec. 17, 2015.
Please Note: Active members who are employed by a commercial industry that provides products or services as defined in the WOCN policy are not eligible to serve on the Board of Directors.
Book Your Room Today
Housing is now open for the 2016 Joint Conference in Montreal! Visit wocnconference.com for a complete list of host hotels and prices. By staying at a host hotel you will experience additional camaraderie and networking with fellow WOCN Society and CAET members outside of scheduled activities.
Be sure to book your room today and start planning your trip to Montreal!
We have received reports that UNOFFICIAL housing companies are contacting our exhibitors and attendees offering rooms at a lower rate in selected hotels. The official WOCN & CAET Housing Company is Meeting Services Plus. Any other company representing the Joint Conference is not affiliated with us.
Keep Warm this Winter with WOCN Apparel
The winter weather is upon us and it's time to bundle up. The WOCN Society has you covered, from head to toe!
Shop in the WOCN Apparel Store and show your Society pride by adding a WOCN logo to any item, from hats and scarves to jackets and shirts.
WOCN Society apparel also makes a perfect gift for the WOC nurse in your life, whether they are a co-worker, friend or family member. Discounted prices are now in effect for the holiday season!
Share Your Knowledge in 2016
Would you like to be featured in a Member Spotlight concurrent session at the 2016 Joint Conference? If you answered yes, then we have a great opportunity for you!
Submit a session proposal today for a chance to share your knowledge and experience with your peers in Montreal.
The deadline for submission is Dec. 22, 2015, Noon EST.
New Certification Review Courses Now Available
Are you preparing for certification or re-certification exams? The WOCN Society is here to help you succeed with our new and improved certification review courses. Courses are available in the following three categories:
These courses include the most up-to-date exam content and were recorded during the 2015 Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Learn from leaders in WOC nursing for only $60 per session (member price) and start your preparation today.
Become a WTA Course Coordinator
The goal of the WTA program is to improve and strengthen your wound care team with a flexible education program that will fit many health care settings, including hospitals, home health and the military.
If you are a WOC nurse who is passionate about wound care, then we want you to consider becoming a Course Coordinator. As a Course Coordinator you will be able to recruit and train your peers in proper wound care treatments. With your passionate training you can positively effect countless patient experiences. Click here to learn more.