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Learn and Earn During WOC Nurse Week 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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April 3, 2019
Celebrate WOC Nurse Week 2019
by Earning One FREE Contact Hour

The session will include a live Q&A period with the speaker and participants will receive 1.0 Contact Hour upon successful completion.
The session will focus on care coordination and collaboration by WOC nurses;ethics in WOC nursing, current issues and trends that influence WOC nursing; future considerations and challenges for WOC nursing; and standards of WOC nursing practice and professional performance based on the American Nurses Association Standards of Nursing Practice.

Learning Objective: Upon successful completion of this educational program, the learner will be able to apply the new scope and standards to every day practice situations.
If you have not already purchased a copy of WOC Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition, take advantage of our special WOC Nurse Week 2019 offer for $5 off! Use promo code NURSEWEEK5 at checkout to redeem this offer.
Offer valid through April 20, 2019.
Updated Bylaws Now Available
Thank you again to everyone who participated in the voting of the WOCN® Society’s 2019 Annual Election.

In addition to determining the appointment and re-appointment of members to the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee, this year's election also included approval of proposed amendments to Bylaws, which passed.
Get a Sneak Peek of the WOC Nurse Week 2019 Theme, Resources and Activities
Not all superheroes wear capes!

During  WOC Nurse Week ,
April 14-20, 2019, the WOCN Society is celebrating and empowering WOC nurses to discover the superhero that lives within them. This year, we are urging each of our members to reflect and celebrate their unique skills that enable them to impact outcomes and improve patient care each and every day.                                               

Visit wocn.org/wocnurseweek2019 for a sneak peek of this year's theme and additional resources to help you make the most out of your celebrations this year
We're Back and In It For You
We know how much our members loved In It For You,
the official magazine of the WOCN Society. To satisfy our members and reduce paper, we are going green by bringing back  In It For You in a new, completely digital, format. In It For You  will be published online 4 times a year.

Click here  to view the  In It For You  Spring 2019 issue.
New Continuing Education
Courses Available
The following new courses are now available in the Continuing Education Center (CEC).



Society members have free access to continuing education courses. Not a member? Join now!
WOCNext 2019 Symposia Now Available
WOCNext 2019 will feature 12 commercially supported symposia sessions for which you can earn up to 3.5 Contact Hours.

How to Register for Symposia:

If you are already registered for WOCNext 2019, click here to log back in to your registration and add your symposia choices.

If you are not registered for WOCNext 2019, click here to register for the event and add your symposia choices during the registration process.
Dates & Deadlines
April 14-20, 2019

May 1, 2019

May 3, 2019

May 27, 2019

June 23-26, 2019
Nashville, TN
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
Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
New Episode
of WOCTalk

On this episode of WOCTalk, we sit down with the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. to talk about everything Nashville to help us prepare for WOCNext 2019
Subscribe to WOCTalk so you never miss a new episode!
Open-Access
JWOCN Article
 
In the article,  Australian Nurses' Knowledge of Pressure Injury Prevention and Management, the study aimed to assess nurses' knowledge of pressure injuries in order to gather benchmark data, identify knowledge gaps, and based on results, implement educational strategies to improve practice.
Renew Your Certification
Need help preparing for your certification exam? The Society has 3 certification review courses available to purchase through the Continuing EducationCenter.                                                                
Society members receive a discount on these courses.
Not a member? Join Now!
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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