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WOCNext News: Now Available: Oral Abstract Presentations and Posters

Friday, March 1, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jenna Bertini
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February 28, 2019 
Earn Contact Hours While You Hear From This Year's Oral Abstract Presenters
Want to hear about the latest and greatest research findings, case studies and practice innovations in WOC nursing all while earning contact hours? Mark your calendars for the following oral abstract presentations:
Sunday, June 23: 1:55-2:55 PM
CEU Credits: 1

Comparison of Negative Wound Pressures in Children 
Shannon McCord, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CNS

Lived Experiences of Ostomy Patients Participating in Support Groups: A Qualitative Phenomenology 
Donna Byfield, RN, PHD, CWON

New Critical Care-Specific Pressure Injury Risk Assessment Tool Demonstrates Excellent Validity and Reliability in a Simulated Patient Environment 
Rhonda Sullivan, DNP, PhD, MSN, MBA, CWON, LNCC, NE-BC

The Effect of a Dynamic Alternating Micropressure Overlay in High Risk Cardiac Surgical Patients to Reduce Pressure Injuries 
Joyce Pittman, PHD, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, CWOCN, FAAN
Don't forget to check out the following concurrent oral abstract sessions:
Tuesday, June 25: 9:50-10:20 AM
CEU Credits:0.5
Tuesday, June 25: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
CEU Credits:0.5
Wednesday, June 26: 8:30-9:00 AM
CEU Credits:0.5
Accepted Abstracts Now Available!
Did you know that you can earn 6+ CEs by viewing posters in the Poster Hall at WOCNext 2019?

Accepted Case Study, Practice Innovation and Research abstracts will be presented as Posters and ePosters in Nashville.
Future is Bright Award
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The WOCN® Society is proud to once again present the Future is Bright Award. This award recognizes a new WOC nurse, within his or her first three to five years of practice, who exemplifies the scope of the WOC nursing as defined in the WOC Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition.

The award recipient will receive compensation to offset expenses to attend the WOCNext 2019 event in Nashville and will be presented with the award during the opening session awards ceremony.

We encourage all members* to submit a nomination for the Future is Bright Award by Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019, to recognize a new WOC nurse as a shining star in the specialty!
*Current members of the WOCN Society's Board of Directors and members of the Award Review Panel are not eligible to nominate an individual.
Last Chance to Apply!
Apply for the 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety for a chance to be awarded a complimentary trip to WOCNext 2019.

The submission deadline is Monday, March 4, 2019, at 11:59 pm ET.

How to Apply:
The 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety is funded by an unrestricted grant from 3M.
Dates & Deadlines
May 3, 2019

May 27, 2019

June 23-26, 2019
Need Help Getting to WOCNext 2019?
 
If you need help demonstrating to your employer the value of attending WOCNext, 
click here to download a sample letter that you can use as a guide when asking your employer for support.
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