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Back To School WOC Nursing Essentials

Thursday, September 20, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
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September 19, 2018
Help WOC Nurses Going Back to School
Did you know the average cost of a textbook for a nursing student is $50? Help cover this cost and make a difference in the life of a nursing student today by Funding the Future of WOC nursing!

There are other easy ways that you can Fund the Future of WOC nursing and get your colleagues involved, too!
Submit An Abstract For WOCNext 2019
Submit an abstract describing a research study, case study, or practice innovation in the areas of professional practice, wound, ostomy or continence.



A select number of electronic posters (ePosters) will be presented this year. The abstract submission process is the same for both traditional paper posters and ePosters. If you are interested in being considered for this exciting option, mark your interest on the Title page of the submission process.  Click here  for more information on ePosters.

Check out these tips on submitting a successful abstract written by the WOCNext Abstract Chair, Jody Scardillo, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, CWOCN .
Submission Deadline is November 1, 2018, 11:00 AM EST/ 8:00 AM PST
Discount On All CE Courses
The WOCN Society is having a limited time "back to school" sale on all continuing education courses, including certification review courses, to help advance your professional development!

Visit the Continuing Education Center (CEC) and use promo code " SCHOOL" at checkout to save $5 on all CE courses.

Hurry, this offer ends Friday, September 28, 2018!
New Scope and Standards Available
NOW AVAILABLE - WOC Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition!

This publication is a valuable resource for WOC nurses to promote excellence in professional and specialty practice, quality care and improved patient outcomes.

Order your copy through the WOCN Bookstore. Free shipping included.
Free Nurse's Edition of UOAA Magazine
Enjoy this  complimentary nurse's edition of The Phoenix , the official magazine of UOAA.

Don't miss the top articles in this issue:

Male Sexual Function After Ostomy Surgery
The effects of surgery and treatment options available
Cliff Kalibjian

Concealers and Covers
Five products are put to a real-life test
Cliff Kalibjian

Dietary Considerations
What to eat and what to avoid after ostomy surgery
Sharon Osgood, BSN, RN, CWOCN

Rebuilding Core Strength
Safely regain and improve abdominal strength 
Trish Massart, RHN, CPT

Ostomy Accessories
Understanding when to use an extra product for a perfect pouch seal
Maggie Bork, RN, BSN, CWOCN
Apply for a Scholarship
The WOCN® Society Foundation is proud to offer two varieties of educational scholarships to nursing students.

The Accredited Educational Scholarship is for nurses wishing to attend a WOCN Accredited Nursing Education Program.

The Advanced Educational Scholarship is for nurses who are obtaining a higher degree, such as a Master's Degree, Doctoral Degree or a Nurse Practitioner Certificate.
Application deadline is Thursday, November 1, 2018.
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 6 and 13.

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 .
Conference Recordings
You can purchase educational sessions from the WOCN Society's 50th Annual Conference in Philadelphia.

Watch or listen to recordings of sessions with accompanying presentation materials.
Accreditation Statement
 
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.
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society 
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Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054 
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