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Introducing the Brand-New emPOWERed Program

Whether you are the only WOC nurse in your facility or on a team of many, your daily life can be stressful, especially when patient needs, scheduling demands, and challenging times are overwhelming and dimming your light. The WOCN Society’s brand-new emPOWERed Program and emPOWERment Center on wocn.org are our way of telling you we’re here for you and you’re not alone.

Need something to motivate your growth or practice skills? How about something that’s good for the heart and soul? Visit wocn.org/empowered to find a one-stop destination featuring insightful resources for your head, heart, and hands, each designed to strengthen your personal and professional development and keep you shining bright for yourself and others.

Get emPOWERed!
To learn more about our emPOWERed Program listen to the WOCTalk podcast episode, “Get emPOWERed! Introducing WOCN’s Brand-New emPOWERed Program”. On this episode, we sit down with Janice Beitz, PhD, RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCNAP, CRNP, APNC, ANEF, FAAN, and Angela Gaffney, CHC, as they discuss their involvement in the emPOWERed Program and give us their insights on strategies to empower yourself personally and professionally, tips for managing professional role responsibilities, and additional upcoming education and resources.

emPOWERment Webinar Series
Join us LIVE for a series of free educational opportunities throughout 2021 designed to empower you personally and professionally. The WOCN® emPOWERed Webinar Series includes six online webinars focusing on professional development and health and wellness topics lead by the following subject matter experts:

Janice M. Beitz, PhD, RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCN, CRNP, MAPWCA, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN, is Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing-Camden, Rutgers University. A native of Philadelphia, Dr. Beitz has over 45 years of nursing experience in acute, sub-acute, and outpatient care settings. As the professional practice expert of the WOCN Society’s brand-new emPOWERed Program, Dr. Beitz will lend her expertise to teach us how to properly “pack our professional practice suitcase” with the necessary knowledge, skills, and business acumen needed to excel personally and professionally. View full speaker bio.


Angela Gaffney, CHC, is the founder of Essential Health & Wellness, a firm focused on caring for the health of executives and their teams as they excel in their career. Angela teaches people simple and effective strategies to achieve health, increase productivity and live stress-free while reaching their personal and professional goals. As the health and wellness expert of the WOCN Society’s brand-new emPOWERed Program, Angela will challenge us to think differently, take ownership of our health, and raise standards in all areas of life. View full speaker bio.



The WOCN® emPOWERed Webinar Series and the WOCN emPOWERment Center are supported by an educational grant from Medela. The WOCN® Society does not endorse specific products and services.