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Thursday, October 18, 2018   (0 Comments)
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October 17, 2018
Subscribe to WOCTalk--a Podcast Channel Courtesy of the WOCN Society
The WOCN Society's podcast channel, WOCTalk, is now available!

WOCTalk is your opportunity to learn more about advocacy, education, and research that supports the practice and delivery of expert healthcare to individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs—in a new, easily digestible format. Learn more.

The first episode is available now and new episodes will be released every two weeks. Listen on the go and subscribe to the channel so you never miss an episode.

If you think you'd be a good guest for an upcoming episode, you have an idea to share with us, or you would like your questions or issues addressed in an upcoming episode of WOCTalk, send an email to podcast@wocn.org.
Free CE Ostomy Care Webinars
Earn free contact hours by attending online rebroadcasts of ostomy sessions that were originally presented at the WOCN Society's 50th Annual Conference.

The following rebroadcast sessions are free to members and non-members, but registration is required.

Ostomates Without Borders: Nurse Practitioner Led Independent Ostomy Clinic
Stephanie Ingram, BS, RN, CWOCN, Rebecca Poleshuck, FNP-BC, CWOCN, Michael Willis, RN, CWON, DNP, ANP-C
October 24, 2018, 12:00-1:00 PM ET
1.0 Contact Hours

WOC Nursing Management of Parastomal Hernias
David Stein, MD, Jo Catanzaro, MSN, RN, CWOCN
November 28, 2018, 1:00-2:00 PM ET
1.0 Contact Hours
 
Helping Teens Process the Ostomy Event
Lynn D. Mohr, PhD, APRN, PCNS-BC, CPN
December 19, 2018, 12:00-1:00 PM ET
1.0 Contact Hours

Share these free CE opportunities with your colleagues today!
Time is Running Out: Submit Your Nursing Research by November 1
Submit an abstract for the chance to share your research with more than 2,000 nursing professionals from over 20 countries at WOCNext 2019.

There are many reasons why you should present your research at a national nursing conference. Here are our top three reasons why you should submit an abstract for WOCNext 2019.
Submission Deadline is November 1, 2018, 11:00 AM ET
Call For Nominations
The call for nominations for the WOCN Society's 2019 election is now open! We encourage you to nominate an individual, or yourself, for any of the open positions.

The following positions are open for nominations for the WOCN Society's 2019 election:

Submit your nomination(s) by November 14, 2018, at 11:59 PM EST.

Please Note: Active members who are employed by a commercial industry that provides products or services as defined in the WOCN policy are not eligible to serve on the Board of Directors.
Guidelines on Pressure Ulcers (Injuries)

The updates include a summary of recommendations and an overview of the definition, background, significance, etiology, prevalence and incidence, classification system, as well as medical device-related pressure ulcers. Also included is information for overall management goals, assessment and treatment strategies, preventative interventions and a robust glossary. The appendices include the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel's (NPUAP) new pressure injury stages and illustrations in color.

Order your copy through the WOCN Bookstore. WOCN members receive a discount on all publications and free shipping is included with all orders.
Dates & Deadlines
Hurricane Response
If you are interested in supporting those impacted by Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael here are ways that you can help.
Help Future WOC Nurses
Figuring out how to pay for nursing school can be really scary for new WOC nurses.

You can help take away this fear by donating to the Fund the Future program.

All donations will help future WOC nurses as they seek additional education to advance their knowledge and careers.

All donations are tax deductible.
Scholarship Application
The WOCN Society is accepting applications for the fall scholarship through Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 11:59 PM ET.
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.
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