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New Ostomy Care Program

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February 7, 2018 
Dates & Deadlines
Future is Bright Award
Closes March 5

Annual Election
Polls Close March 6

Early Bird Ends April 13

Conference Housing
Ends May 4

50th Annual Conference
June 3-6, 2018
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WOC Nursing Scope and Standards 2nd Edition

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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 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.
Ostomy Care Associate (OCA) Program
 
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The WOCN® Society is proud to introduce the Ostomy Care Associate (OCA) Program! The Society developed the OCA Program as a continuing education program to further empower WOC nurses, and to improve patient outcomes by enhancing the general ostomy knowledge for the entire nursing team.
 
Visit wocn.org/oca to learn more and to apply to be a Course Coordinator.

Keep Calm and Vote

WOCN Society's Annual Election
There is less than one month left to vote in the 2018 Annual Election! Polls close on Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2018, 11:59 pm ET.

Full members, Retired members and Honorary Life members are eligible to vote. Refer to the election email sent on Tuesday, Jan. 23, for your unique Voter ID and the link to the election siteIf you did not receive this email, or if you are unsure of your Voter ID, email us at info@wocn.org

The Society will be sending additional election emails in the coming weeks. Happy voting!
The Future is Bright
Future is Bright Award

The Society is rolling out a new award, the Future is Bright Award, to recognize a new WOC nurse who exemplifies the scope of the WOC nursing as defined in the WOC Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition.

Look for an email from the Society in the next few days for more information.
Strengthen Your Clinical Outcomes
 
Click to register Hear from two WOC nurse experts to learn how to strengthen your clinical outcomes with the Evidence- and Consensus-Based Support Surface Algorithm on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 1:00 pm ET. This free rebroadcast will be worth 1.50 contact hours!
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IBD Education
 
Whether you are a non-WOC nurse, a novice WOC nurse or an expert in WOC nursing, the following 50th Annual Conference session will help you better understand the challenges of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to help advance your practice!

Philip Stein, MD
1.0 Contact Hours
Sunday, June 3, 2018, 4:25 pm ET
 
This session will discuss symptoms and testing needed for diagnosis of IBD in adolescents. This session will also describe differences in pediatric and adult onset IBD.
2017 Fall Scholarship Winners
WOCN Foundation Scholarship Program  
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 Fall WOCN Scholarships! Learn more about the WOCN Foundation Scholarship Program.
 
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Melissa Mayes
Charles Tilley
Katherine Rohrback
Angela Paradis
Rose Veneracion
Khyshmah Ramadhan
Michael Sbarra
Rebekah Barrette
Lindsi Huff

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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 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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