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WOCNow - June 2013

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WOCNow June 2013
June 2013
In this issue you will find information on the WOCN Society's 45th Annual Conference, conference live streaming sessions, WOCN Society video tutorials, the WOCN Society's Continuing Education Center and more!

The WOCN National Office

Download and Print Handouts before Conference

We're making it easy for you to download and print handouts before Conference!

To access the WOCN Society's 45th Annual Conference handouts, click here. To view and print handouts, please log in using the email you used when registering for conference and your badge number.

All attendees will receive a pre-loaded thumb drive with handouts in their conference tote bag. There will be no access to printing stations at conference. All attendees must log in to the MyWOCN site in order to access and print the handouts prior to conference. Handouts are also available on the 2013 MyWOCN mobile app.

Please continue to check the MyWOCN site as additional handouts maybe come available closer to conference!

Earn CE Credits from your Home or Office!

re you unable to join us at the WOCN Society's 45th Annual Conference this June? Not to worry! We will be live streaming sessions from Seattle. Choose from 15 live sessions in wound, ostomy, continence and professional practice. To register, click here.

Some highlighted sessions include:

  • (GS1) Opening Keynote-Raise Your Voice: Nurses Transforming Healthcare
  • (W200) Its Just a Blister! Assessment & Diagnosis of Autoimmune Bullous Disorders (AIBDs)
  • (PP307) Developing and Managing of WOC Algorithms and Pathways to Guide Practice
  • (C402) GPS Navigation of Pit Stops for OAB Management
  • (O505) Management of the Patient with a High Output Fecal Diversion

Sessions are $20 each for members and $30 for nonmembers.


Save up to 25% when you purchase a live streaming


The package is
$210 for members and $335 for non-members.


Please note: Package deals include all 15 live sessions. If you are unable to watch the sessions live, they will be available again from July 1-12, 2013. This will allow you to view the session, complete the evaluation and receive your CE credit. Refunds will not be given.

Brought to you in part by:

Let Your Knowledge Blossom with the WOCN Society
The WOCN Society's Continuing Education Center (CEC) is your source for all educational needs including comprehensive educational courses, webinar and webcast presentations, the Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) Program and the full WOCN annual conference library.

Earn continuing education credits through the CEC with a growing list of courses in wound, ostomy, continence and professional practice.

Purchase sessions before June 30th and take $5 off your entire purchase in the Continuing Education section of the CEC by using promo code: SPRING2013

New: WOCN Society Video Tutorials
Let us help you navigate the WOCN Society's website with our NEW Video Tutorials! The tutorials will orient you to our website and provide you with the tools to best utilize your benefits.
These tutorials will review monitoring your profile, utilizing Member Center features, as well as digital networking.
If you are not a member, please consider all of the benefits, resources and connections that a WOCN Society membership has to offer. Become a member today to discover the difference a WOCN Society membership can make in your profession and career!
Nurse Fatigue Professional Issues Panel
The American Nurses Association is convening a professional issues panel to address nurse fatigue in order to promote health and safety for patients and nurses. The panel will consist of up to fifteen members and will conduct deliberations between August 2013 and February 2014. The chosen panel will meet at least once a month via conference call for approximately two hours in addition to email dialogue.

ANA is seeking individuals with the following qualifications:

  • Experience conducting research related to nurse fatigue and work-related sleep loss
  • Expertise related to the science of sleep
  • Interest or expertise in health promotion and achieving healthy sleep
  • Interest or expertise in safety and risk management
  • Individuals who hold leadership or management positions at healthcare facilities
  • Registered nurses who have worked nights, rotating shifts, mandatory overtime, or extended work hours
  • Registered nurses who work in acute care, long-term care, or home health care
Electronic applications will be accepted from June 3-July 5. Applicants must be ANA members.

For more information or to submit an application, click here.
Safe Patient Handling and Mobility National Standards

Learn about the national initiative to eliminate manual patient handling, reduce musculoskeletal disorders suffered by health care workers, decrease patient injuries, preserve patient dignity, and increase worker retention by improving the culture of safety in the health care work environment by attending a FREE teleconference sponsored by the American Nurses Association on Tuesday, June 25th from 10:00am-10:45am EDT.

Click here to register.

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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June 22 - 26, 2013
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