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Education is Key

Friday, September 9, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
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September 7, 2016
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Key Dates and Deadlines
Public Policy Survey Deadline
Wednesday, Sept. 7

Salary Productivity Survey Deadline
Extended to Thursday, Sept. 8

2017 Abstract Submission Deadline
Wednesday, Nov. 2
11:00 AM ET
A Special Thank You
The WOCN® Society would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to Chris and Shuqin Brown for their generous donation of $500 to the WOCN Society Scholarship Fund
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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 

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.

Continuing Education Made Simple
 
Pair guidelines, manuals and best practice documents with continuing education courses for an easy, affordable way to maintain your continuing education!

Members receive discounted prices through the members-only bookstore.

 
Professional Practice Document  Professional Practice Course
Striving Toward Excellence with the Pediatric Ostomy Population: A Personal Journey

WOCN Society member Joanna Burgess, BSN, RN, CWOCN, wrote a guest blog about growing up as an ostomate and her contribution to the members-only document, Pediatric Ostomy Complications: Best Practice for Clinicians.

 
If you have a story you would like to share, please email us at share@wocn.org.
New Free Document


This document includes information for clinicians to facilitate the identification and correction of reversible causes of acute/transient urinary incontinence. It also provides a guide for patients and their caretakers.
Deadline Extension

The deadline to complete the Salary & Productivity Survey has been extended to Thursday, Sept. 8.

This survey is a great way to prepare for salary discussion for a new position or to negotiate a change in position based on the national averages.

Don't miss out on your last opportunity to participate!
New Clinical Guideline


Members will receive a discounted price through the members-only bookstore.

This clinical guideline includes:
  • Overview of the definition and classification system.
  • Management goals.
  • Assessment and treatment strategies.
  • Preventative interventions.
  • National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel's (NPUAP) new pressure injury stages and color illustrations.
  • WOCN Society's evidence- and consensus-based Support Surface Algorithm.
Submit an Abstract

The abstract submission website is NOW OPEN! Submit an abstract until Wednesday, Nov. 2, 11:00 AM ET. Authors will receive notifications in December.

Please review the abstract submission process and the poster guidelines before preparing and submitting your abstract.

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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.