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Wednesday, January 11, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
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3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety

The WOCN® Society and 3M Health Care have partnered to present the 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety, which 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 Society will award the winning program with a complimentary trip to the 49th Annual Conference, to be held from May 19-23 in Salt Lake City. An individual or up to four members of the winning team will be invited to attend the conference, with the award covering the expenses of conference registration, airfare and lodging.

View the 2016 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety Winner!

2016 3M™ Award for Excellence in Skin Safety Winner
The Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee showed an improvement in pressure ulcer incidences in the PICU.
Eligibility and Nomination Information
  • Eligible nominated individuals or team leaders must be a CWOCN, CWCN, or CWON.
  • Members of the team may be licensed health care providers or members of the facility's management/leadership team. Click here for the complete list of eligibility requirements.
  • For detailed step-by-step instructions with images on how to create an account and to apply for the award, click here.
  • The nomination deadline is Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017, 11:59 pm.
 
View tips from the 2016 winner to help get you started!


The 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety is funded by an unrestricted educational grant from 3M Health care.
Accreditation Statement
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.
 
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The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.