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WOCNow May 2013

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WOCNow May 2013
May 2013
In this issue you will find information on the WOCN Society's 45th Annual Conference, In It For You, the 2013 WOC Nurse Week Photo Contest and more!

The WOCN National Office

We're Going Green!
We're going green for the WOCN Society's 45th Annual Conference! This year, prior to the start of Conference, each attendee will receive an email explaining how to access and print any available Conference related handouts on the MyWOCN site and app.

Plus! Attendees will also receive a thumb drive at Conference that will contain all of the available handouts.

Please note: There will be no print stations at the Washington State Convention Center. All attendees must log on to the MyWOCN site in order to access and print the handouts prior to Conference.
Great Comebacks National Awards Dinner
Each year, the Great Comebacks
Program recognizes the achievements of people who have overcome Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, colorectal cancer and other conditions that can lead to ostomy surgery. They also honor the support caregivers who play an important role in helping them reclaim their lives after surgery.
This year, the Great Comebacks National Awards Event will kick off the WOCN Society's 45th Annual Conference on Saturday, June 22, 2013. Click here to register now!

Be a part of this amazing evening filled with emotional and inspiring stories of hope, courage and accomplishment from our ostomy community. To view this year's Great Comebacks Award finalists, please click here.
In It For You

We are pleased to present the new WOCN Society magazine, In It For You!


This new member benefit delivers information on membership, new products, educational offerings, and stories about every aspect of life as a WOC nurse or individual within the profession.

As always, we value your feedback. Please send any questions or comments about In It For You to


2013 WOC Nurse Week Photo Contest Results

During WOC Nurse Week, April 14-20, 2013, members were asked to upload their favorite picture wearing their WOC Nurse Week buttons, standing near their WOC Nurse Week posters, or holding their WOC Nurse Week brochure.

One lucky winner was chosen at random. Congratulations to Anita Prinz, MSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCN (Houston, TX). As the winner, Anita was awarded with 3 free CE courses from the WOCN Society's Continuing Education Center (CEC).

New! Social Media and Email Packages
The WOCN Society is now offering social media and email packages to help you get the word out about products and services.

Plus! Corporate members receive discounts on these valuable promotional opportunities.

Contact Heather Martinek at for more information.

About the WOCN Society


The WOCN Society is a professional nursing society, which supports its members by promoting educational, clinical, and research opportunities to advance the practice and guide the delivery of expert health care to individuals with wounds, ostomies and continence concerns.


Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054

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May 31, 2013

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