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Thursday, July 19, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
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 July 18, 2018
 Publish Your Research in the JWOCN
Have you ever wanted to publish your research in the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (JWOCN), but didn't know where to start?

Learn about the JWOCN's publishing process from the Editor-In-Chief, Mikel Gray, PhD, FNP, PNP, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, in the online CE course Turn Your Idea into a Successful Article: How to Get Published.

After completing this online CE course you should be able to:

  1. Describe the process of manuscript development.
  2. Review principles of successful writing.
  3. Describe the process to submit a manuscript and the peer review system following submission.
 Scope & Standards
The second edition of the WOC Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice is the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource in the WOC subject area.

This new edition covers the full scope of WOC nursing information and outlines competency levels. This resource can be used to articulate the importance and value of the WOC nurse to administrators, legislators, payers, patients and others. Order your copy today through the Bookstore.
Complimentary Copy of WoundSource
If you haven’t already, you will soon be receiving a complimentary hard copy of WoundSource™ 2018 in the mail. WoundSource is the leading product reference guide geared towards health care professionals in the field of wound management. WoundSource (cover price - $34.95) is provided as a free benefit to the entire WOCN Society membership.

This year, WoundSource  is also offering members of the WOCN Society exclusive access to a custom, members-only web page, featuring content curated specifically for you. This page provides quick access to key resources from the WoundSource.com product database, including articles, webinars, and digital publications.

Bookmark  www.WoundSource.com/WOCN  for easy access to this members-only web page.

We hope you enjoy your copy of WoundSource!
Social Media Highlights
Take a look at a couple of the top social media posts from the past few weeks.
Facebook followers were thrilled to see Gaylyn, a young woman with an ostomy and the founder of Gutless and Glamorous, Inc., featured in a national clothing campaign for Aerie. What a great way to spread awareness and break down the barriers for people living with an ostomy! Click here to see the original Facebook post.
Instagram followers liked seeing this picture of the WOCN Society's National Board of Directors at the 50th Annual Conference. Click here to see the original Instagram post.

Follow us on Instagram @WOCNSociety for more pictures!
 Conference Library
If you did not attend the WOCN Society's 50th Annual Conference, you can watch conference sessions on demand by purchasing the entire conference package (64 sessions). You can also purchase individual sessions. No CE included.
Shop AmazonSmile
When you shop on  AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to help "fund the future" of WOC nursing.
Access the Library Pass
Library Pass
 
If you attended the WOCN Society's 50th Annual Conference, you can watch conference sessions online for free with the library pass!

Refer to the email sent on June 27 for instructions on how to access and share the library pass with your colleagues.
Run for Resilience
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 
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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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