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WOCN Society President Featured in USA Today Supplement

Monday, July 8, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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July 3, 2019
Check Us Out in USA Today!
We are pleased to announce our partnership with Mediaplanet for their Digestive Health & Wellness campaign, available in USA Today!

Learn about the exciting developments in microbiome research, dietary and lifestyle advice for managing digestive diseases and disorders, the importance of patient-provider relationships, and how thought leaders are fighting stigma and raising awareness for digestive health!

The campaign features a Q&A expert panel with WOCN ® Society Presiden t Stephanie Yates, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CWOCN.

New Board of Directors Members
Congratulations to the newly elected and re-elected members of the Board of Directors that were sworn in on the final day of WOCNext 2019.

President-Elect
Dea Kent, DNP, RN, NP-C, CWOCN

Director
Derik Alexander, MSN, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN

Director
Diane Bryant, MS, RN, CWOCN
NEW Clinical Tool!
Body Worn Absorbent Product Guide
The Body Worn Absorbent Product Guide  is an evidence- and consensus-based algorithm for selection, use, and evaluation of body worn absorbent products for the management of individuals with urinary and/or fecal incontinence. This algorithm will help to fill the gap in resources available for first-line and WOC specialty practice nurses guiding optimal use of these products.
Join Us on July 31st
for a FREE Webinar
Join us on July 31 for the webinar  "Convex Product Choices to Improve Patient Care,"  presented by Jill Hammond, BSN, RN, CWOCN and Donna Sellers , BSN, RN, CWON
Market research shows there has been an increased use in convex products. This webinar will discuss the what and when of choosing convex product choices to improve patient care. It will also discuss potential risks and contraindications for using convexity.

Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this educational program, the learner will be able to:
  1. Assess need for convexity and understand indications for use
  2. Understand the different convex product options available 
Members! Earn Free
Contact Hours Through the JWOCN
WOCN members* have full access to the  JWOCN  to view the latest issue or hundreds of archived articles.

Free online Contact Hour credits may be obtained through various educational activities made available via  CEConnection , the journal's education portal. CEConnection features high quality Contact Hour offerings which meet recertification requirements and individual license renewal needs.


*Excludes Allied membership category
Become a WOCNext 2020 Influencer
Want to help promote WOCNext 2020? Sign up to be an event influencer! Give us your info and we'll contact you with various opportunities throughout the year to help us spread the word including: social media takeovers, video messages, podcasts, onsite session recaps and more!  
Wishing you a wonderful and safe Independence day!
New Episode of WOCTalk
Listen to the latest episode of WOCTalk: Peristomal Medical Adhesive-Related Skin Injury (PMARSI)

On this week’s episode of WOCTalk we sit down with Kimberly LeBlanc, PhD, RN, NSWOC, WOCC(C), IIWCC, to learn about her expertise and her experience leading up to her co-authored manuscript in the March/April issue of the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing titled,  Peristomal Medical Adhesive-Related Skin Injury, Results of an International Consensus Meeting.

This is an open access
article and can be found,

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United Ostomy Associations of America National Conference
The United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA) will hold their 7th National Conference in Philadelphia, PA , from August 6-10, 2019. 
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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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