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Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
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July 4, 2018
Happy 4th of July
Conference T-Shirts Available for Purchase
If you couldn't make it to the WOCN ® Society's 50th Annual Conference in Philadelphia but would like a piece of the history you can purchase the limited edition conference t-shirt through the WOCN Society's Bookstore.

LIMITED QUANTITIES AND SIZES AVAILABLE for $30 each, while supplies last.
Earn Contact Hours in 30 Minutes or Less
You can now earn Contact Hours in 30 minutes or less with 3 new bite size learning CE courses. These courses break down important WOC nursing education into small, easily digestible sessions.
Help Your Patients
Take Charge of Their Skin Health 
If you have patients living with an ostomy, The  Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers  is a great tool to help them maintain healthy skin and take charge of their overall skin health. Here are some quick facts about this new resource:
  • It's a free, easy-to-use, online guide
  • Provides helpful tips on how to manage skin health
  • Includes an image glossary of different peristomal skin issues
  • Equips users with additional ostomy resources such as services and products
  • Includes videos on how to use ostomy products
  • Prompts individuals when they should report issues to their physician or seek assistance from a certified WOC nurse or a nurse specialized in wound, ostomy and continence (NSWOC) for additional support
Be sure to share this innovative tool with your ostomy patients as a resource to provide them with additional comfort and support to enhance their quality of life.
Access Conference Sessions Online
Library Pass
WOCN Society's 50th Annual Conference attendees can now use the Library Pass to access online recordings of conference sessions.

Refer to the email sent on Wednesday, June 26 for instructions on how to access the sessions and share the content with your colleagues. Don't forget you are able to share Library Pass content with up to three of your colleagues!
Happy Fourth of July!
Happy 4th of July from the WOCN Society
Wishing you a wonderful and safe Independence day!
Run/Walk in Support of Your Patients
Inspire and empower your ostomy patients, caregivers and their families by running, walking, volunteering or
cheering on participants in one of the nine runs being held across the country on October 6th and 13th. If you can not join in person, sign up for a Virtual Run/Walk. Virtual participants are able to participate at their own favorite place to run, or even gather a group at their workplace to join them! For complete details, event locations, registration and fundraising options, visit www.ostomy5k.org .
Accreditation Statement
 
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN® 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 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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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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