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WOCNext ePosters, Event Guide and More!

Friday, June 14, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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June 13, 2019
We're just 10 days away from WOCNext 2019 in Nashville! Watch the video below to learn why WOCN® Society Board Member and National Conference Planning Committee Member, Kevin Emmons, DrNP, RN, APN, AGPCNP-BC, CWCN, CFCN, is excited to join us in Nashville!

Don't forget to join in on the countdown fun by sharing what you're the most excited about and tagging us on social media using the hashtag   #WOCNext2019.
There is still time to register for the event!
New This Year: Text the WOCNext Chatbot for Immediate Answers
Text wocnext to 25525 to get started
This year we've implemented a new event feature, our Nurse Nancy chatbot! That's right, you can simply text Nurse Nancy your questions as she will service as your virtual WOCNext guide.

If you provided a cell phone number during the registration process, you will receive a text message from Nurse Nancy tomorrow. Once you receive that text message you'll be able to respond back, and ask questions about the event and receive answers in real-time!

If you did not provide your cell phone number, you can still chat with Nurse Nancy. Simply text WOCNext to 25525.
Now Available Online:
WOCNext 2019 ePosters!
Did you know? This year, our Poster Hall will be made up of 50% ePosters! Good news, you can now view the ePosters that will be presented in Nashville online before you arrive and after the event has finished.

Click here to view the WOCNext 2019 ePosters. They will be available to view online through July 12, 2019.

Don’t forget! When you spend time in the Poster Hall at WOCNext 2019, you have the opportunity to earn up to 6 additional Contact Hours.
Ways to Earn Pharmacology Credits
You can earn Pharmacology credits during select sessions onsite in Nashville or via live streaming.

You could earn up to 4.76 Pharmacology credits during select sessions in Nashville. To see which sessions offer Pharmacology credits:
  • Click here
  • Select "AP w/ Pharm" under Specialty
  • Select View Agenda
Search Pharmacology sessions
You could earn up to 2.33 Pharmacology credits by live streaming select sessions. To see which sessions offer Pharmacology credits:
  • Click here
  • Click on any of the sessions to see which are labeled "AP w/ Pharm" under Specialty.
Pharmacology credits
A Reminder About One-on-One Appointments With Exhibitors
one on one appointments with exhibitors
In order for you to gain access to the Exhibit Hall during one-on-one appointment hours on Monday, June 24 and Tuesday, June 25, you must have a proper event badge, be able to show confirmation of scheduled appointments and/or be met and escorted by a registered exhibitor.

If for some reason an appointment was agreed upon outside of MyWOCN, please ensure that you have a confirmation email that includes:
  • Exhibiting Company Name
  • Booth Number
  • Booth Staff Contact Name
  • Appointment Time
Meet the Speaker:
Virginia Hanchett, FNP, APRN-BC, DCNP, COCN CWCN
Virginia Hanchett is the Program Director and Senior Nurse Practitioner at “UR Medicine Ostomy Services” at the University Of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. She has 20 years of experience in the field of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing and 15 years experience in medical dermatology.

She has proudly been employed at the University of Rochester Medical Center for over 30 years and for the past 5 years she has focused on the well being of ostomy patients throughout the continuum of care with long-term management being her love. Her true specialty is the interdisciplinary co-management of ostomy patients with complex medical and dermatological diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, IBD, cancer and wound management in the parastomal region.
Join Virginia on Monday, June 24 from 3:10 - 4:10pm for her session*: (309) Dermostomy: Advanced Dermatological Conditions of the Parastomal Region

*This session is AP w/Pharm.
Dates & Deadlines
June 20, 2019

June 23-26, 2019
Can't Make it
to Nashville?
When you visit Na’Scent at booth #225, you'll learn why ostomates everywhere are calling Na`Scent the NEW gold standard in ostomy odor control! Be sure to grab your FREE sample bottle of Na'Scent!

Plus, you'll have a chance to win an iPad Mini valued at $399! See you in Nashville!
Shop Local in Nashville
Nashville is home to makers of all trades, known for its collaborative spirit borrowed from the city’s songwriting community. While you're in Nashville, check out creations that range from leather goods and jewelry to artisan chocolates and craft spirits.

Click here for more information.
HoverTech International
With the HoverMatt® Single-Patient Use (SPU) air transfer system, lateral transfers and positioning are easier and safer for both caregivers and patients. A cushion of air beneath the inflated HoverMatt SPU reduces the force required to move a patient by 80-90% to improve caregiver safety, while also eliminating friction and reducing skin shear for the patient. Highly breathable fabric facilitates evaporation and minimizes heat and moisture on the patient’s skin, allowing the HoverMatt SPU to remain under the patient for all-day care in compliance with pressure injury prevention clinical practice guidelines.
Stealth Belt
Stealth Belt is celebrating it's 10th anniversary, and we are proud to have helped tens-of-thousands of patients in over 50 countries, “Go Anywhere. Do Anything.” Whether they're used for running errands or marathons, Stealth Belts are designed to meet the demands of any lifestyle. Expertly crafted with high-performance fabrics, Stealth Belts apply gentle pressure to the adhesive of the ostomy appliance and hold the weight of the pouch as it fills to reduce the chances of a leak. Stealth Belts conceal ostomy appliances with stylish and low-profile designs, to help patients regain confidence and live more comfortably after surgery.
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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