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Support Surface Algorithm, Call for Sessions and More

Thursday, November 19, 2015   (0 Comments)
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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

1120 Route 73, Suite 200

Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054



Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The WOCN Society was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.
Support Surface Algorithm Receives Recognition

The WOCN Society is thrilled that the American Nurses Association has recognized the value of the support surface selection algorithm.

Read more in this article featured in American Nurse Today and learn how the support surface algorithm can enhance your practice.
2016 Call for Nominations

The WOCN Society is now accepting nominations for the following open positions:
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Director-at-Large (Areas 2 and 4)
  • Nominating Committee Member (Areas 2 and 4)
As the WOCN Society continues to evolve and grow, the Society will continue to need high caliber member volunteers whose backgrounds, skills and experience match our mission and its current and future needs. Please consider nominating an individual(s) that would match the qualifications we are seeking.

The deadline for nominations is Dec. 17, 2015.

Please Note: Active members who are employed by a commercial industry that provides products or services as defined in the WOCN policy are not eligible to serve on the Board of Directors.
Call for Sessions Now Open

The Joint Conference Planning Committee wants to hear from you!
We invite you to submit a 300-word session proposal. The selected topics will be featured in one of our Member Spotlight concurrent sessions.
Take this opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with your peers at the 2016 WOCN Society & CAET Joint Conference in Montreal!
The deadline for submission is Dec. 22, 2016, Noon EST.

Are You a WTA Graduate?

The WTA program offers great resources for WTA graduates. Take advantage of these, and many more benefits today!
Visit the WTA website today and learn more.
Member Benefit: Image Library

The WOCN Society offers many valuable benefits to our members. One of these benefits is the Image Library.

The Image Library contains an assortment of images related to the care of wound, ostomy and incontinence patients and provides the opportunity to search images, learn about the image and download images for professional and educational purposes.

You can also be a contributor to the Image Library! With the ever changing health care industry, every image is beneficial to the WOCN Society and your fellow WOC nurses. Submit an image today!

Need help learning how to use the Image Library? The WOCN Society has created a video series designed to help you get the most out of our website. Click hereto view a tutorial focused on helping you get the most out of our image library.
Partners in Prevention Webinars Now Available

Did you miss out on the Partners in Prevention webinar series? Now you can take advantage of these educational webinars at your convenience. The following webinars are now available for free in the WOCN archives:
This webinar series was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Sage Products. The WOCN Society does not endorse specific products and services.
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Webinars

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) would like to invite WOCN Society members to join their upcoming patient insight webinar series: Understanding Sexuality and Intimacy After Bladder Cancer.

These webinars are free and will allow you the opportunity to learn valuable information that you can share with your patients.
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