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WOCNow: Looking for Pharmacology Credits? We've Got You Covered!

Thursday, August 22, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jenna Bertini
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Looking for Pharmacology Credits? We've Got You Covered!
August 21, 2019
Earn Pharmacology Credit With This New Continuing Education Course
Learn and Earn With This NEW Continuing Education course available in the Society's Continuing Education Center (CEC):

Judith Landis Erdman, BSN, RN, CWOCN
Contact Hours - 0.89
Pharmacology - 0.06

Society members have free access to continuing education courses. Not a member?  Join now!
Join Us in One Week for a FREE Webinar and Earn One Contact Hour + Pharmacology Credit!
Join us on August 28th for the webinar " Pharmacological Management of the Individual with a High Output Stoma ," presented by Mary Arnold-Long , DNP, APRN, CRRN, CWOCN-AP, ACNS-BC, and Matt Widanski , PharmD
The purpose of this webinar is to provide the clinician with tools to develop plans for pharmacological management to support nutrition and hydration management (discussed in the August 14th webinar) to aid with output management to prevent dehydration, to prevent kidney injury, and to improve the quality of life for these patients. Learn more.

Registration is free for this webinar, but you must register to participate. This webinar is Part II of a two-part series that is being supported by B. Braun Medical.
Part I of this two-part series: "Nutrition and Hydration Management of the Individual with a High Output Stoma" is now available in the Webcasts section of the WOCN Society's CEC. Click here to access the archived content. No Contact Hours will be awarded for accessing this archived session. Only those who watched the session live are able to obtain credit.
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  info@wocn.org 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 SocietyThe 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.

Now through November 1, we're giving you a chance to win 1 of 10  $100 Amazon gift cards just for referring your friends . And if that wasn't enough, we're also giving  $15 coupon for the Online WOCN Clinical Practice Guideline Series to anyone who refers a friend .

Entering to win is easy ! Just refer your friends to join the WOCN Society. Every friend who joins as a new member counts as an entry to win.

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.
Did You Know?
The Music City Center in Nashville, the host site of the the Society's WOCNext 2019 event this past June, is a LEED Gold certified building.  The Music City Center also supports and encourages sustainable practices at all events, and WOCNext 2019 was no exception! Conservation, energy efficiency, and waste reduction were high priorities during the event.

Click on the image to the right to read the full report that highlights our estimated environmental impact from June 23-26.
Were You Unable to Attend the July 31st Webinar? Check Out This Podcast!
During this special bonus WOCTalk episode Convex Product Choices to Improve Care , we sit down with Donna Sellers,   BSN, RN, CWON and  Jill Hammond,  B SN, RN, CWOCN of Convatec to speak about the content from their recent webinar.

The webinar, "Convex Product Choices to Improve Care" is now available in the Webcasts section of the WOCN Society's CEC. Click here to access the archived content. There are no Contact Hours associated with this activity.

This podcast and the webinar were both supported by Convatec.
Want to learn more about convexity? Join us on September 26th for an additional webinar supported by Convatec, " Convexity: Where Did it Come From and Where are We Now?"

Click here to learn more and register.
New Episode of WOCTalk
Listen to the latest episode of WOCTalk: Preventative Practices for Wounds in a Critical Care Setting.

On this episode of WOCTalk we sit down with Rhonda Sullivan, DNP, PhD, MSN, MBA, CWON, LNCC, NE-BC, who earned the Top Scoring First Time Poster Presenter Award in Preventative Practices for Wounds at WOCNext 2019.

The abstract for Rhonda’s co-authored poster, “New Critical Care Specific Pressure Injury Risk Assessment Tool Demonstrates Excellent Validity and Reliability in a Simulated Patient Environment”, can be found by  clicking here.

Subscribe to WOCTalk so you never miss a new episode!
JWOCN Article
of Interest
The purpose of the article,  Onychomycosis Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention  is to  review causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for onychomycosis and provides patient education tips to prevent and limit the spread of the disease.

Visit nursingcenter.com to take the Contact Hour test for this article.
WOCNext 2019
Library Pass Instructions
The WOCNext 2019 Library Pass gives attendees the opportunity to view the event sessions and earn 3 Contact Hours for free!

If you attended WOCNext 2019, follow these instructions to redeem the Library Pass and access the sessions from your account.
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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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