Print Page | Contact Us | Sign In | Join
News & Press: WOCN Society

Create a Culture of Safety

Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
Share |
July 5, 2017
Social Media
Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter View on Instagram View our profile on LinkedIn View our videos on YouTube

Join the conversation
Independence Day

We hope our members in the US were able to celebrate Independence Day with their loved ones.

Thank you to nurses and health care professionals everywhere who worked during the holiday weekend!

Update Your Profile

Update your contact information in the Member Center to ensure that you receive all member benefits to which you are entitled.

 
Corporate Members

Become a Corporate Member to educate Society members about products and services that improve quality of care and quality of life.

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.
Ensure Patient and Caregiver Safety in the Workplace

Join Kathleen Vollman, MSN, RN, CCNS, FCCM, FAAN, on Wednesday, July 19, at 1:00 PM EDT, for the free webinar on Changing Your Viewfinder: Culture of Safety for the Patient and the Nurse.


About the webinar:
This webinar is the first part in a two-part series and will present valuable information designed to equip WOC nurses and allied health professionals to establish a culture of safety by:
  • Creating the link of advocacy to fundamental nursing care practices and the healthy nurse.
  • Discussing transforming a culture that creates safety for the patient and the staff while achieving evidence-based outcomes.
  • Understanding the current state of practice for early mobility, pressure injury prevention, safe patient handling and falls.
About the speaker:
Kathleen Vollman is a critical care nurse, educator and consultant with more than 27 years experience. Kathleen is a subject matter expert for catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI), sepsis and culture of safety for the Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) and the Michigan Hospital Association (MHA).

This webinar is supported by an educational grant from Sage Products. The WOCN Society does not endorse specific products and services.
Education to Enhance Your Practice
       
Have you check out the new and improved Continuing Education Center (CEC) yet? Join more than 5,000 healthcare professionals who are actively participating in the CEC to enhance their practice.

The CEC provides more than 195 past conference sessions, more than 30 CE courses, eight archived webinars, three certification review courses and more!

Members receive FREE access to CE courses and past webinars, plus discounts on certification review courses. Not a member? Join today and take advantage of members-only benefits!
Social Media Recap
       
Take a look at the top social media posts from the past few weeks:
 
Facebook followers were thrilled about the open-access study published in the JWOCN, which showed certified WOC nurses are important factors in achieving better hospital-acquired pressure injury (HAPI) outcomes in acute care settings.
 

Instagram followers enjoyed hearing that National Board of Directors Vicky Pontieri-Lewis, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, and Sandy Hughes, BSN, RN, CWOCN, COS-C, presented a symposium at the Case Management Society of America's (CMSA) 2017 Annual Conference.
Lead the Nation's Journey to Better Health

As the largest and most trusted health care profession, nurses are critical to the nation's health. Healthy nurses are great role models for their patients, colleagues, families and communities.

Join the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Grand Challenge and set an example for individuals to improve their health in five key areas: physical activity, nutrition, rest, quality of life and safety.

Copyright 2017 Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™. All rights reserved.

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.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: The names and contact information for all individuals listed on this site is privileged, confidential information and intended for specific purposes. No one (individual or company) may use any contact information on the WOCN Society website to contact, to distribute information to, or solicit anyone for any reason other than the intended purpose for which the name and contact information is available.