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Monday, June 20, 2011  
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2011 WOCN® Annual Conference

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The WOCN® Society would like to thank all 2,600 attendees including exhibitors, corporate partners, speakers, and guests for participating in the 43rd Annual Conference in New Orleans.


If you missed a session or were not able to join us in New Orleans, you are still able to purchase sessions online here.


Please complete your conference evaluation form online here, by August 12th.



The site will ask you for your unique ID and password. This was sent to you prior to conference. If you do not have your unique ID, please contact us at Your password is "wocn".

Educating with Ideas for Tomorrow
Join us next year for WOCN® Society's 44th Annual Conference
June 9-13, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina!

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Thank You - Outgoing Board & Council

The WOCN® Society would like to thank the following board and council members for their service and dedication:
  • President - Phyllis Bonham
  • Director-at-Large - Elizabeth Hiltabidel
  • Accreditation Committee Chair - Bonny Flemister
  • Education Committee Chair - Marilyn Murphy Shepherd
  • Membership Committee Chair - Dea Kent
  • National Conference Planning Committee Chair - Carolyn Watts
  • Ostomy Committee Chair - Ginger Salvadalena
  • Professional Practice Committee Chair - Myra Varnado
  • Scholarship Committee Chair - Kay Rickey
  • Wound Committee Chair - Diane Deitz


Election Results



Election Results

Great Comebacks Award Recipient
Great Comebacks Winner
On the eve of the WOCN® Society's 43rd Annual Conference in New Orleans, Chuck Wielgus was named the Great Comebacks National Award recipient. To read more about Great Comebacks and Chuck click here.
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Learn. Earn. Apply. Whatever your purpose, the WOCN® Society has developed the Global Learning Center to meet your needs. Numerous continuing education sessions are available online in the areas of wound, ostomy, continence patient care, professional practice and certification review. Registration is free. WOCN® membership is not required to register, although members receive considerable discounts.

View complete course listing here, or view by track in the "Educational Section" of the GLC (only after you login).

Corporate Opportunities


Interested in growing your wound, ostomy or continence care related business? Contact the WOCN® Exhibits team to find out how becoming a corporate partner with us can benefit you and your company. Chris and Alicia are ready to answer all your exhibit and trade show questions. Call today!

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Sponsor Recognition

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Gold Level

Molnlycke HealthCare

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Smith & Nephew

Healthpoint Biotherapeutics

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Hill-Rom Company Inc.

Posted: June 15, 2011

Copyright 2011-2016 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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's
Commission on Accreditation.

The WOCN Society was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.