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WOCNow: 🐦Early Birds Have Landed--Take $50 Off WOCNext 2020 Registration

Thursday, February 6, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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February 5, 2020
Be an Early Bird and Register Now
To Save on WOCNext 2020
Did you know that Cleveland is the birthplace of the wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nursing specialty? Join us at WOCNext2020 in Cleveland from June 7-10, to celebrate the accomplishments we've made, and learn new ways you can advance your professional and personal goals.

Register by April 24 to receive discounted early bird rates. Here's a break down of member, non-member and student registration rates.
Vote for the WOCN Society's Election
The WOCN® Society's 2020 Election will end Friday, February 14. If you haven't voted for both the candidates and the Bylaw Amendments, please do so immediately.

WOCN Full members, Retired members and Lifetime members are eligible to vote. If you don't know your Voter ID, please email info@wocn.org.
NEW Certification Review
Courses Now Available
We've updated our certification review courses. Each course is led by leaders in the WOC nursing field, and is accompanied by additional downloadable resources, including practice questions, audio files and Wound Ostomy Continence Certification Board (WOCNCB ® ) resources.

3.93 Contact Hours

2.77 Contact Hours

3.8 Contact Hours, 0.17 Pharmacology Credits

WOCN members receive a discount on each of the certification review courses. Click here to learn more.
Congratulations Fall WOCN
Foundation Scholarship Winners!
Applications for the Spring  WOCN Foundation Scholarship Program are
now being accepted through May 1, 2020.

Accredited Educational Scholarship
This scholarship is open to nurses who are accepted into a WOCN Accredited Educational Program.

Advanced Education Scholarship Program
This scholarship is open to board certified WOC nurses who wish to obtain a higher degree (Master's or Doctoral Degree, or NP Certificate).
Congratulations to the following 2019 Fall WOCN Foundation Scholarship Winners:

Marina Andriyakhova- Accredited Scholarship
Jodie Atkinson- Advanced Scholarship
Ashley Baxter- Advanced Scholarship
Dawn Ingram- Accredited Scholarship
Lori Marra King- Accredited Scholarship
Gillian Levy- Accredited Scholarship
Angela Lusco- Accredited Scholarship
Emilie Schlitt- Accredited Scholarship
Susan Solmos- Advanced Scholarship
Lauren Thomasberger- Accredited Scholarship

For the complete list of past recipients, please  click here.
Win a Complimentary Trip
to WOCNext 2020!
The  3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety recognizes an individual or clinical team for creating and sustaining a program designed to prevent skin damage.

The winning program (an individual or up to 4 members of the team) will be  awarded a complimentary trip to WOCNext 2020 in Cleveland! The award will cover expenses of event registration, airfare and hotel stay.

What's New This Year?
We've made the application process easier by reducing the number of Program Elements you need to answer from 10 to 5. Click here to see the updated Program Elements.
The submission deadline is March 4, 2020, at 11:59 pm ET.
To learn more about the 2019 Award recipient, Temple University Hospital, check out these two articles, "How Temple University Hospital Created a Skin-First Culture" and "Knock Pressure Injury Rates Down to Zero: 5 Ways".
New Episode of WOCTalk
Listen to the latest WOCTalk episode, Igniting Change & Finding Balance: A Conversation with Angela Gaffney, CHC, to hear what the WOCNext 2020 keynote speaker has planned for her talk on June 7.

to learn more about Angela.
Subscribe to WOCTalk so you never miss a new episode!
New Bite-Sized Learning Course
Check out the new bite-sized learning course now available:

Teresa Novy, DNP, RN-BC, CWON
0.63 Contact Hours

Society members have
free access to continuing education courses.
Not a member?  Join now!
Did You Miss
A 2019 Webinar?
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If you missed any of our previous webinars or WOCNext 2019 education rebroadcasts, no worries!
You can view the content  on demand for free at any time in the  Webcasts section of the Continuing Education
Center (CEC).

Please note that there are no Contact Hours attached to
on-demand webinars.
Have an
Open Position?
Post your open position in the  WOCN Society Career Center to find highly-qualified, professional candidates.
Accreditation
Statement
 
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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