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Get Ready To Celebrate WOC Nurse Week 2020 🎉

Tuesday, March 31, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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Together We Can Make
A World Of Difference
During Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) Nurse Week, April 12-18, 2020, the WOCN® Society is celebrating the impact WOC nurses make in the communities they serve around the world!

As educators, researchers, leaders, experts and caregivers, each WOC nurse has a unique set of skills that allow them to make a world of difference in the lives of individuals who suffer from non-healing wounds, ostomies, and urinary and fecal incontinence.

Make sure you download the official WOC Nurse Week 2020 Toolkit to gain access to our logo library, and special tips and resources to help you make the most out of your celebrations this year!
Ways You Can Celebrate WOC Nurse Week!
Enter the Video Contest

Record a short, fun video to help showcase how WOC nurses make an impact in the communities they serve around the world. You'll be entered to win a FREE one-year membership with the WOCN Society!

Some things to consider answering in your video:
  • What challenges in your practice have you overcome?
  • How have you advocated for your practice or patients?
  • Have you provided your expertise on service learning trips? Where did the service learning trip take place and what was the impact?
  • What does WOC Nursing mean to you?
  • What one word would you use to describe what you love about being a WOC Nurse?
  • Fill in the WOC Nurse Week 2020 flyer that says "WOC Nurses Make a World Of Difference By..." and zoom in on your answer.
Enter the Photo Contest

Upload your favorite picture(s) of you wearing your WOC Nurse Week pin, standing near your WOC Nurse Week poster, and/or celebrating with your colleagues to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn using the hashtag #WOCNurseWeek2020 for a chance to win a FREE one-year membership to the WOCN Society!
Special Nurse Week Webinar

Earn one FREE Contact Hour during this webinar. The topic of applying concepts of global knowledge to address health care needs to individuals at the local level was originally presented as an educational session at WOCNext 2019 and is back by popular demand. At the conclusion of this rebroadcast, a live Q&A with the speaker will be available.
Special WOCTalk Podcast Episode

During WOC Nurse Week, we will publish a special WOCTalk podcast episode on Tuesday, April 12. Stay tuned for more information, and subscribe to WOCTalk so you never miss a new episode!
WOC Nurse Week is commercially supported by a restricted educational grant from Smith & Nephew.
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