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Monday, June 19, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
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June 2017
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN®) is the leading resource for educational materials, guidelines and best practices in wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) care. Visit the Society Bookstore (now offering FREE SHIPPING) and the Document Library to access all publications.
 
Not a member? Join now and receive discounts in the bookstore and free continuing education courses* in the Continuing Education Center!
WOCN Clinical Practice Guideline Series

The WOCN Clinical Practice Guideline Series is an online clinical tool to access the Society's most current evidence-based guidelines online.

The guidelines are intended for the use by WOC nurses, physicians and other health care providers who treat patients with lower-extremity arterial disease (LEAD), pressure injuries, lower-extremity neuropathic disease (LEND), lower-extremity venous disease (LEVD) and fecal ostomies.

Available for purchase: Society Bookstore
Price: One-time purchase for $99.99. Changes made to the guidelines will be automatically updated online, saving you time and money without having to purchase future versions of the individual guidelines.
WOC Nurse Core Curriculum Textbook Series

The Core Curriculum textbook series is crucial for nurses practicing or studying WOC management. These textbooks cover the entire scope of the WOC specialty, act as a reference guide for practicing clinicians and are perfect for studying for certification exams.

Available for purchase: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Series Price: $199.99
Individual Price: $79.99 each
Educational Essentials

Educational Essentials was developed as a "one stop shop" for the Society's best practice documents, clinical resource guides, quick reference guides, position papers, fact sheets and patient publications. Through this online offering you will find over 25 members-only publications and all public publications in one place.

Available for purchase: Society Bookstore in an online version only.
Member Price: Free
Non-member Price: One-year subscription for $70.00
FREE CE Courses

You asked and we delivered. The new Continuing Education Center (CEC) now offers free CE courses* to all members!
 

*Excludes Certification Review courses.
Proper Use of Acronyms and Credentials

The Society's Immediate Past President, Carolyn Watts, MSN, RN, CWON, wrote a blog post explaining the proper use and listing of the WOCN acronym and WOCNCB credentials.

Accreditation

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.

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