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WOCNow: Last Call! Scholarship Applications Close Today

Thursday, May 2, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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May 1, 2019
Last Call!
Scholarship Applications Close Today!
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.

The application deadline is today, Wednesday, May 1.
WOC Nurse Week 2019 Recap
 
Thank you everyone who joined us in celebration of
WOC Nurse Week 2019! All the photos we received were SUPER and AMAZING! To all WOC nurses, you are real life superheros - don't you ever forget it!
WOC Nurse Week Photo Contest Winner
Congratulations to this year's photo contest winner, Jessica Raub, BSN, RN, CWON. Jessica won a FREE one year membership to the WOCN Society.
Update Your Membership Profile Listing
Happy Spring Cleaning! As a reminder, be sure to log in to your membership account and update your membership profile listing to ensure your profile reflects the most up-to-date information. It is very important to update your contact information and your professional information so other members know who you are and how to contact you. This information also helps the Society to accurately capture trends and supply our members with information, education and benefits to help better suit their needs.

Need help navigating wocn.org? Watch our helpful Website Video Tutorials at wocn.org/tutorials .
WOCNext 2019 Early Bird
Discount Ends Friday
The early bird registration discount will end this Friday, May 3, at 11:59 pm EDT! Starting Saturday, May 4, onsite event prices will take effect.
If you have not already done so,  register now to save up to $50 on your registration!
Did you know?  We also have a group registration discount available! Register one person at the full event price and save 10% on up to 5 additional registrations!  Learn more . Group registration discount is only valid through Thursday, June 20 .
WOCNext 2019 Live Streaming
Registration is Now Open!
Can't make it to WOCNext 2019 in Nashville?  We've got you covered!  The WOCN Society offers live streaming of  key sessions  so those unable to attend in person are able to learn assessment, treatment and prevention strategies from industry experts, all from the comfort of their home or office.

Join us for four days of evidence-based research, expert analysis and inspiring stories. Live streaming offers up to  13 Contact Hours  for select sessions from Sunday, June 23 through Wednesday, June 26.

Live streaming registration is FREE for WOCN Society Members. Non-members can register for the full package (13 sessions) for $279.

Additionally, all virtual attendees can watch the opening remarks, award presentation, closing remarks and select commercially supported symposia sessions for FREE.

Thank you to Hollister Incorporated for supporting the Live Streaming of WOCNext 2019
Dates & Deadlines
New Episode of WOCTalk
Listen to the latest episode of WOCTalk:  Role of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse in Continence Care .

In this episode, we sit down with Christine Berke, MSN, APRN-NP, CWOCN-AP, AGPCNP-BC and Secretary of the WOCN ® Society.

As the Chair of the Role of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse in Continence Care Task Force, Christine discusses the purpose of the Role of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse in Continence Care resource document, the contributing factors that led to recent updates and tips and suggestions for nurses looking to certify or re-certify in continence.

The Role of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse in Continence Care is a digital resource available in PDF format for download in the WOCN Society’s Document Library. For direct access to the document,  click here .

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JWOCN Article of Interest
The purpose of the quality improvement project, Hospitalists' Needs Assessment and Perceived Barriers in Wound Care Management , was to determine hospitalists' knowledge, practices, and perspectives related to management of pressure injuries and neuropathic/diabetic foot complications.
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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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