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April 5, 2017
Key Dates and Deadlines
Sunday, Apr. 16 - Saturday, Apr. 22, 2017

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017

WOCN Foundation Scholarship Deadline
Monday, May 1, 2017
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WOCN Corporate Membership gives your organization the opportunity to educate WOCN members about products and services that improve the quality of their care. 
 
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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.
Annual Election Results
 
The results for the 2017 National Election are in! Congratulations to the new and re-elected members of the Board of Directors! We are confident that each of our board members will enhance the Society with integrity, leadership and knowledge.
 
President-Elect

Stephanie S. Yates, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CWOCN
Director-at-Large
Diane E. Bryant, MS, RN, CWOCN
Director-at-Large
Vicky Pontieri-Lewis, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN
Nominating Committee

Lynne Grant, MS, RN, CWOCN
Nominating Committee
Rhonda Holbrook, MSN, RN, CWOCN

Thank you to everyone who participated in the voting process. We commend those who ran for positions, and we encourage anyone interested to run next year!
Free CE Courses!


As a new member benefit, CE courses* will be free to all Society members!
We value our members and want to make it as easy as possible for you to enhance your professional development. 
We hope you enjoy the free content.

Visit the Continuing Education Center (CEC) to check out the new look and features, such as filtering by topics and accessing JWOCN CE activities.
 
*Excludes certification review courses and past conference libraries.
Free Shipping in the Online Bookstore

Check out the new online bookstore where you can easily purchase the latest Society publications, plus receive free shipping on every order!

Society members receive bookstore discounts. Log into the Member Center first to receive the discounts.
Download the New Best Practice Document
 
The members-only document Convex Pouching Systems: Best Practice for Clinicians is available to download in the Document Library.

This best practice document includes a definition of convexity, an overview of the purpose of convexity, recommendations for practice and future research and a list of resources if additional information is needed.
Nurse Week 2017
 
This year's WOC Nurse Week will take place April 16-22, 2017. The goal of WOC Nurse Week is to celebrate the work certified WOC nurses do for their patients, their workplaces and their communities every day!

Your Nurse Week materials are on their way. There will be a social media photo contest with the materials. More information to come.
 
The Governor of Iowa proclaimed April 16-22, 2017, as WOC Nurse Awareness Week! Some of the Society's Iowa Affiliate nurses joined the Governor at the proclamation signing. What a great accomplishment!

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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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