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 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.
What Does Conference Registration Include?
Have you registered for the 2016 WOCN Society and CAET Joint Conference? If not, take a look at the Joint Conference Fact Sheet to understand exactly how much value the conference offers attendees. And don't forget to register early at reduced rates!
We Need Your Feedback
As part of the final process of updating the WOC Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, the WOCN Society needs to solicit public comment. This step is vital in the final formulation of the document to assure it reflects the focus, scope and essence of the WOC nursing practice. Your comments will be evaluated by the Scope and Standards Task Force and used to strengthen the updated WOC Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice.
To register your comment, please review the Scope and Standards PDF and follow the link to submit comments (located at the end of the document). Alternatively, you may submit your comments here.
The deadline for comment submission is Monday, March 7, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET.
Brush up on Your Skills for Recertification
Are you preparing for certification or recertification 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 47th Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Learn from leaders in WOC nursing for only $60 per session (member price) and start your preparation today.
Apply Now for the 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety
3M and the WOCN Society have partnered to recognize and promote health care facilities and their WOCN members who have implemented a patient care regimen resulting in improved skin integrity or the maintenance of patients' skin health as they undergo treatment in a health care facility.
The 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety recognizes an individual or team for creating and sustaining a successful skin damage prevention program that demonstrates positive clinical outcomes, teamwork and knowledge transfer. The WOCN Society will award the winning program with a complimentary trip to the 2016 WOCN Society and CAET Joint Conference, to be held from June 4-8 in Montreal, Québec, Canada. An individual or up to four members of the winning team will be invited to attend the conference, with the award covering conference registration, airfare and lodging.
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