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WOCNow: New Year, New Certification Review Courses

Thursday, January 16, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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January 15, 2020
Kick Off the New Year and
Get Ready for Certification
If certification or re-certification are on your list of resolutions, we've got you covered! The Society will soon release three brand-new Certification Review Courses in wound care, ostomy care and continence care. Be the first to know when they are released and receive a special offer by joining our mailing list!
Key highlights of our new certification review courses include:
  • All three courses follow the exam content outlines that can be found in the WOCNCB's Certification Exam Handbook and include information about how to prepare for the exams, along with test-taking tips.
  • Each course includes study questions that test knowledge and comprehension--available within the presentation and via a downloadable supplement!
  • Each course includes downloadable resources as well as audio presentations and links to additional tools to make studying easy to do on-the-go.
  • All courses are available for Contact Hours and feature presentations by leading experts in the WOC nursing field.
Learn How to Navigate the
Alphabet Soup of Quality & Regulations
Earn Contact Hours with a NEW professional practice course available in the Society's Continuing Education Center (CEC):

Jeanne Lowe, PhD, RN
Contact Hours: 1.05

Society members have free access to CEC courses. Not a member? Join now! 
Revitalize. Recharge. Realign.
at WOCNext 2020
As the most restorative WOC care event of the year, we're focused on providing you education, networking and self-care opportunities to ensure you return to your everyday life as the best WOC nurse, healthcare professional and individual you can be.

NOW is the perfect time to join us at WOCNext 2020! Early bird registration and housing for WOCNext 2020 is now open. Our early bird discounts are a great way to make WOCNext your destination in 2020. Act now, these prices won't last for long! 
Join or renew your WOCN membership BEFORE registering to ensure you receive the correct savings and have a smooth registration experience. Click here to update your WOCN membership now.
GROUP DISCOUNT! Plan on traveling with your colleagues? Register one person at the full price and save 10% on up to 5 additional registrations. Learn more.
Win a Complimentary Trip
to WOCNext 2020!
Have you and your team created and sustained a successful skin damage prevention program that demonstrated positive clinical outcomes, teamwork and knowledge transfer?

If so,  apply for the 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety for a chance to be awarded a complimentary trip to WOCNext 2020!

The submission deadline is Monday, March 4, 2020,
at 11:59 pm EST.
Register for the Last Education Rebroadcast Webinar
Join us for the final webinar in the 3-part Education Rebroadcast series of popular sessions from WOCNext 2019 on January 29 to review the more chronic and complex dermatological and medical disease states beyond contact dermatitis, folliculitis and candidiasis.
Please note: you must register for the webinar and participate live to receive credit. Contact Hours will only be awarded to those who participate in the live webinar rebroadcast.
If you missed the first 2 rebroadcasts, "Parastomal Hernias: A Surgeon and WOC Nurse Perspective",  and "The Gut Microbiota & Health: A Focus on Linking Intestinal Dysbiosis & Human Disease" visit www.wocn.org/cec to access past webinars. Please note: no Contact Hours will be awarded for on-demand webinars.

These webinars are supported by an educational grant from Hollister, Incorporated. The WOCN Society does not endorse specific products and services.
New Episode of WOCTalk
Listen to this week's WOCTalk episode: Bridging Our Care from Research to Bedside.

In this episode, we sit down with Heather Lee Craven PhD, RN, CMSRN, CPHQ and Teresa Kelechi, PhD, GCNS, CWCN, FAAN of the Medical University of South Carolina about the process of bringing research to life through evidence-based practice.

Listen in to gain knowledge, tips and tricks to get started with your own evidence-based research project.
Subscribe to WOCTalk so you never miss a new episode!
JWOCN  Article
of Interest
(WTA) Education Program on Practice and Quality Patient Outcomes focuses on the impact of the WTA education program, in particular, a reduction in hospital-acquired pressure injury (HAPI) in acute care and decrease in visits per episode (VPE) and supply costs in home health.

To learn more about the
WTA Program v isit wocn.org/wtaprogram.
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The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society   is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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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