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Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
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February 15, 2017
Key Dates and Deadlines
Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017

3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety Submission Deadline:
Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017
 
Friday, Mar. 31, 2017

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017

WOCN Foundation Scholarship Deadline
Monday, May 1, 2017
Social Media
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Corporate Members

A WOCN Corporate Membership gives your organization the opportunity to educate WOCN members about products and services that improve the quality of their care. 
 
Become a Corporate Member today.

WOCN Bookstores
 
Check out the WOCN Bookstores to access the latest guidelines, best practice documents and more educational products. WOCN members receive a discount in the bookstores.
 
Industry Partners
 
The Society and Sage Products formed Partners in Prevention to provide WOC nurses with tools needed to prevent hospital-acquired conditions.
 

Educating Today for Exceptional Outcomes Tomorrow offers WOC nurses a variety of resources to help advance their every day practice.
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 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.
Scholarship Opportunities
 
We are accepting applications for the Accredited Educational and Advanced Education Scholarship Programs, which are awarded twice per year to help offset the costs of education.
 
The Accredited Educational Scholarship is awarded to nurses who wish to attend a WOC Nursing Education Program (WOCNEP) accredited by the Society. Scholarship applicants must be accepted into a WOCNEP.

The Advanced Education Scholarship Program is awarded to nurses obtaining a higher degree, including a baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degree or NP certificate.
 

Apply by Monday, May 1, 2017, at 11:59 pm EDT.
Social Media Highlights

Here's a social media recap of the most popular stories from the past week all in one place. Make sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn to receive the latest news!

A study about a newly developed wound healing hydrogel generated a buzz among nurses and allied health professionals. Visit our Facebook page to read the full story.

The topic of pediatric wound care created excitement around the Member Spotlight Concurrent Sessions at Annual Conference. Many liked, commented and shared this post to show their support for Ferne, a Society member and first-time member spotlight presenter.


Followers enjoyed reading a blog about Society member Carolyn and her presentation at the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) 34th Annual Mid-Year Planning Conference on the impact the WOC specialty has on patient outcomes and the opportunities available for board-certified WOC nurses.
Early Bird Registration

Early bird registration discounted fees end Friday, March 31, 2017, at 11:59 pm EDT.
Normal registration fees take effect Saturday, April 1, 2017. Fees depend upon WOCN membership category.
 
Make sure to update your membership before registering.
If you have any questions or technical difficulties, please contact jking@wocn.org.
Society Leadership

Strong leaders with deep roots in the WOC specialty will ensure the Society's continued growth. The National Election candidates have leadership skills and expertise in many aspects of nursing, as well as a commitment to advocacy and research.
 
Full, Retired and Honorary Life members have the opportunity to choose the Society's next leaders by voting before Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017, at 11:59 pm EST. Please refer to the election email sent Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. If you did not receive that email, please contact bcarroll@wocn.org.
Website Tutorials

Want to enhance your online learning and networking experiences? Watch these five quick videos about WOCN member benefits and resources.

Member Center Login Tutorial
Member Center Login Tutorial
Members-Only Forums Tutorial
Members-Only Forums Tutorial
Libraries and Resources Tutorial
Libraries and Resources Tutorial
Continuing Education Center Tutorial
Continuing Education Center Tutorial
Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (JWOCN) Website Tutorial
Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (JWOCN) Website Tutorial

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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.

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