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Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
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January 18, 2017
Key Dates and Deadlines
3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety Nominations Deadline:
Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017.
 
Friday, Mar. 31, 2017

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017

Annual Conference Group Registration Discount Ends:
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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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 

The WOCN Society is accredited 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.
Educational Essentials
 
Educational Essentials is an online one-stop-shop for WOCN publications! This benefit is free* for all WOCN Members.

With a one-year subscription, you will have unlimited access to more than 25 members-only publications**, including:
  • Best practice documents
  • Clinical resource guides
  • Fact sheets
  • Quick reference guides
  • Position papers
  • Patient Publications
To access Educational Essentials, follow these steps:
  1. Members should log in to the Member Center.
    Non-members should create a free guest account.
     
  2. Purchase Educational Essentials through the WOCN Bookstore. Members must add the free item to their carts and check out to gain access.
     
  3. Visit the Educational Essentials website and log in with your WOCN username and password.
If you have any questions or technical difficulties, please email bcarroll@wocn.org.

*Must have paid membership to the WOCN Society.

**The WOCN Society Wound Guidelines, Fecal Ostomy Guideline and WOC Nursing Scope & Standards of Practice are NOT included in Educational Essentials.

Educational Essentials is commercially supported through an educational grant from Hollister Incorporated.
Get More Bang for Your Buck
 
Register early and save!
Annual conference early bird pricing will end Friday, Mar. 31, 2017. Members can save up to $50!
 
Take advantage of the group discount! Register one person at the full conference price and save 10% on up to five additional registrants. Offer will end Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
 
View the registration page for more information.
Nursing Scholarship Opportunities

The WOCN Scholarship site is now open!

Accredited Educational Scholarship
If you are accepted into a WOCN Society Accredited Nursing Education Program (WOCNEP), apply online today for a chance to be awarded with a scholarship.

Advanced Education Scholarship
If you are obtaining a Baccalaureate, Master's or Doctoral Degree or NP Certificate, apply online today for a chance to be awarded with a scholarship to offset the costs.
Expiring Continuing Education Courses

The following CE courses are expiring in less than one month! Participate in the online activities to receive contact hours, and enhance your experience with supplemental reading materials.

CE Course Information
Supplemental Materials
 
 
1.05 CE contact hours
 
Expires Feb. 6, 2017
 
 
1.30 CE contact hours
 
Expires Feb. 6, 2017

Visit the Continuing Education Center (CEC) for all courses available. Members should log in to the Member Center to receive a discount.

Not a member? Join today to receive the member discount!
Balance Your Life for a Healthier You

The American Nurses Associaton (ANA) has declared 2017 to be the Year of the Healthy Nurse! Each month, ANA will highlight specific wellness issues and provide resources, events and activities to help nurses focus on enhancing their physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual, personal and professional wellbeing.
 
Visit the Year of the Healthy Nurse page for more information.


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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 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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