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WOCNow: New Ostomy Bite-Sized Learning Course, Membership Contests, WOCNext ePosters and More

Thursday, June 20, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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June 19, 2019
Now Available: New Ostomy Bite-Sized
Learning Course
Monique Dixon , MSN, RN, CCRN
Ferne Elsass , MSN, RN, CPN, CWON
0.20 Contact Hours
View all of the  bite-sized learning courses that are available in the Continuing Education Center (CEC):

Maureen Rosette, BSN, RN, CWOCN
0.44 Contact Hours

Carole Bauer, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, OCN, CWOCN
0.41 Contact Hours

T. Ellen Woodcock, BSN, RN, CWON
0.10 Contact Hours

Jennifer Turner , MSN-Ed, RN, APRN, FNP-BC, CWOCN
0.32 Contact Hours

Angela Dean , BSN, RN, MAHCA
0.29 Contact Hours

Society members have free access to continuing education courses. Not a member?  Join now!
Create a New Member Benefit!
Want to expand The Big Book of Benefits?

From now through November 1, 2019, we are challenging members to create a new member benefit!

You can submit your idea to and enter “Member Benefit Contest” in the subject line.
All submissions will be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card and if a new member benefit idea is selected, the individual will receive a  FREE one-year membership to the WOCN Society.  The selected winner will also be featured  in a future edition of the  WOCNow

For complete contest rules click here.
Help Expand WOCN Society Membership! Refer-A-Friend Contest
Help us spread the word about WOCN Society membership through the Refer-a-Friend Contest.

The more friends you recruit to join, the more chances you have to win!

Share your unique link with your friends and colleagues and you can win 1 of 10 $100 Amazon gift cards when your friend joins the Society! Your name will be entered once in the drawing for every person you refer who joins as a new member. 

For contest instructions click here.

Contest ends November 1, 2019. Referrals must be new members of the WOCN Society to qualify as contest entries. Previous or renewing members will not qualify.
Have Questions About WOCNext 2019?
Text Nurse Nancy for 
 Immediate Answers
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. 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.
WOCNext 2019 ePosters
Now Available Online!
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.
Dates & Deadlines
June 23-26, 2019
Nashville, TN
New Episode of WOCTalk
Listen to the latest episode of WOCTalk: WOCNext 2019: What to Know Before

On this week’s episode we sit down with Brooke Passy. Brooke is a Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) and the WOCN ®  Society’s Meeting Manager. During this episode she reviews the ins-and-outs of the WOCN Society’s newly re-branded education event, WOCNext.

WOCNext 2019 will take place in Nashville from June 23-26, 2019. For additional information visit .

Subscribe to WOCTalk so you never miss a new episode!
Smith & Nephew
Smith & Nephew is proud to be your Partner in Prevention! Visit us at Booth #713 at WOCNext 2019 to learn how our Pressure Injury Prevention Solution can help you get  CLOSER TO ZERO incidence of hospital-acquired pressure injuries.  We are excited to introduce you to our complete pressure injury prevention solution that aligns directly with NPUAP Guidelines – evidence-based prophylactic foam dressings, pH balanced skincare, and a groundbreaking patient monitoring/repositioning system. While you’re with us at Booth #713, play the CLOSER TO ZERO Challenge where you’ll race against the clock, and a rival team, to see who can apply dressings on a patient the best! See you in Nashville!
JWOCN Article of Interest
The executive summary Role of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse in Continence Care, describes the role of the CWOCN or CWOCN-AP in the delivery of continence care across care settings .

Click here to read the original position statement from the WOCN Society's
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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