WOCN Society and Sage Products Proudly Present: Partners in Prevention
The WOCN Society and Sage share the core philosophy of prevention—WOC
nurses use evidence-based care and prevention strategies with their patients,
while Sage develops products that prevent skin damage. Both understand that
evidence-based interventions will lead to improved patient outcomes.
Together, the WOCN Society and Sage Products have formed the
Partners in Prevention program, which provides WOC nurses with the tools they
need to prevent hospital-acquired conditions through various initiatives,
including a webinar series, symposium and poster presenter travel awards.
Partners in Prevention 2016 Webinar Series
The WOCN Society has teamed up with Sage Products to present a webinar series designed to help WOC nurses further their knowledge in advancing and supporting the prevention of pressure ulcers.
Progress and Challenges in Perioperative Pressure Ulcer (Injury) Prevention
Presenter: Susan Scott, MSN, RN, CWOCN
Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time: 1pm ET
A second webinar will be announced shortly.
Sage First Time Poster Presenter Travel Scholarship Award
Sage also offers first-time poster presenters with travel
scholarships for the WOCN Society's Annual Conference. This award was designed
to provide awards to first time poster presenters whose research focuses on
prevention to help alleviate the cost of attending the WOCN Society's Annual Conference. This scholarship can be
used to offset conference expenses including registration, hotel, airfare and
The Partners in Prevention program is commercially supported
through an educational grant from Sage Products.
About Sage Products, Inc.
Sage's core belief is prevention—that evidence-based interventions
will lead to improved outcomes. This belief led to the birth of Interventional
Patient Hygiene, a nursing action plan focused on fortifying patients' host
defenses with evidence-based care. By promoting a return to the basics of
nursing care, our advanced patient hygiene products and programs help health
care facilities improve clinical outcomes by reducing the risk of
hospital-acquired infection and skin breakdown.
Learn more at sageproducts.com