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WOCNow: Meet, Share and Interact in the Connection Hub at WOCNext 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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June 5, 2019
Meet, Share and Interact at WOCNext In
The Connection Hub, Booth #1019
The WOCNext Connection Hub is a space for attendees to meet, share and interact. During Exhibit Hall hours, stop by the Connection Hub to take pictures with the WOCNext logo, meet other like-minded attendees during our scheduled meet-ups, or simply utilize the space to take a much-needed break with your colleagues!
WOCNext is dedicated to supporting local organizations and will be hosting our invited guests,  Strings for Hope , in the Connection Hub in the Exhibit Hall. Strings for Hope is an organization that provides individuals facing hardships with opportunities and a platform to succeed. Stop by the Connection Hub to learn more about the organization, their mission and their beautiful handmade jewelry.

If you can't join us in Nashville, you can still check out their jewelry at stringsforhope.com   and use the code "WOC10 " to receive 10% off of any purchase.
New Foot & Nail Care
Section in the JWOCN
The Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing ( JWOCN) has a new Foot and Nail Care section, which can be found under the  current Table of Contents.

This new section will offer informative, practical and relevant articles to the field of nursing foot and nail care. Tara Beuscher, DNP, RN-BC, GCNS-BC, ANP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN, NEA-BC, serves as the section editor and wrote a  commentary piece that introduces the new section. Additionally, you can listen to Tara speak about her new role with  JWOCN  and the new section in Episode 16 of WOCTalk,   found here .
Free Nurse's Edition of
The Phoenix Magazine
Enjoy this  free nurse's edition  
 of  The Phoenix , the official magazine of the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA).

Hot topics in this issue   include:

2019 UOAA National Conference
Celebrate your independence this August in Philadelphia
UOAA

The Best Pouching System
Part 2: Finding the right pouching system
Janice C. Colwell, RN, MS, CWOCN, FAAN

Wear it Well with an Ostomy
Clothing, swimwear and accessories that inspire confidence
Patti Haberer, MA, BSN, RN, CWOCN

Post-Surgery Diet
How to follow a low-fiber, low-fat diet after ostomy surgery
Lisa C. Andrews, MEd, RD, LD

Pouching on a Bulge
How to get your system to adhere securely onto a bulging hernia
Linda Coulter, BSN, MS, RN, CWOCN

Short-Term Ostomy
Emergency surgery creates hardship to accept life with an ostomy
Susie Leonard Weller, M.A.
International Society of Pediatric Wound Care (ISPew) Call for Abstracts
The International Society of Pediatric Wound Care (ISPeW) will be holding its 7th Annual Meeting from November 14-15, 2019, in Houston, Texas, to discuss the latest scientific and clinical advances within pediatric wound care.

ISPeW is now accepting early bird abstract submissions through June 30, 2019, and regular abstract submissions through August 30, 2019. For more information please email ispewhouston2019@gmail.com or visit  ispew2019.com .
Dates & Deadlines
June 23-26, 2019
Nashville, TN
New Episode of WOCTalk
Listen to the latest episode of WOCTalk: The CAUTI Prevention Tool Kit.

On this week’s episode we sit down with Kathleen Lawrence, MSN, RN, CWOCN and Vicky Pontieri-Lewis, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, to discuss an article that was in the March/April issue of the JWOCN titled, The CAUTI Prevention Tool Kit, A Professional Practice and Collaborative Project of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

To view and use the CAUTI Prevention Tool, visit  wocn.org/clinicaltools and click on the link for the ANA CAUTI Prevention Tool.

Subscribe to WOCTalk so you never miss a new episode!
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The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.
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