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Dates & Deadlines
50th Annual Conference
Registration & Housing Open Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018.


Pediatric Ostomy Complications: A Holistic Approach to Care
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, 1:00 pm ET

Branching Out: Using an Evidence-Based Support Surface Algorithm in Everyday Practice
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 1:00 pm ET
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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 
1120 Route 73, Suite 200
Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054 

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education 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.
New Continence CE Courses 
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Four continence-focused sessions that were originally presented at the 49th Annual Conference are now available as CE courses on the Continuing Education Center (CEC).

These courses will award contact hours and pharmacology credits, as well as provide an understanding of the latest advances, research and innovation within the continence care continuum. Click the links below to access each course.

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Jan Kottner, PhD
1.12 contact hours
0.33 pharmacology credit
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Mary Arnold-Long, MSN, RN, APRN, CRRN, CWOCN-AP, ACNS, BC
1.02 contact hours
0.23 pharmacology credit
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Kimberly Masters, MSN, BSN, RN, CWCN, CCCN
0.95 contact hours
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Special Considerations when Managing Lower Urinary Tract Disorders in the Male Patient 
Mikel Gray, PhD, FNP, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN
1.07 contact hours
0.18 pharmacology credit
Registration & Housing Opening Soon!
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Registration and housing for the 50th Annual Conference will open in a few short weeks on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018!

Look at the registration page and the housing page for early bird registration prices and hotel rates to start budgeting for your trip to Philadelphia!

Look for email, social media and website announcements from the Society in the coming weeks!
Support Surface Algorithm Educational Materials

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The evidence- and consensus-based Support Surface Algorithm is designed to help clinicians select a support surface for individual patients in different care settings.

The Society has made it easy for you to access and use educational materials related to the Support Surface Algorithm. Visit wocn.org/ssa to:
  • Access the Support Surface Algorithm.
  • Read an article on the algorithm published in the JWOCN.

  • Take a new algorithm CE course worth 1.0 contact hours.

  • Register for the rebroadcast of the symposium session on the algorithm worth 1.5 contact hours.
  • Watch free recorded conference sessions on the algorithm.
  • Watch a video demonstration of how to use the algorithm.
  • Read a case study to learn how WOC nurses can make changes to their facilities by using the algorithm.
Click to visit the Education Rebroadcast webpage
The following ostomy session was originally presented at the 49th Annual Conference. Register online and join us in January to engage in live Q&A with the presenter and earn CE contact hours.
Speaker photo Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, 1:00 pm ET
Pediatric Ostomy Complications: A Holistic Approach to Care
Joanna Burgess, BSN, RN, CWOCN, CMLDT
Click to Register for the rebroadcast
Click to view the Pediatric Ostomy Complications document In the meantime, read through the best practice document, Pediatric Ostomy Complications: Best Practice for Clinicians, which will be discussed during the rebroadcast.

The WOCN Society's 49th Annual Conference Education Rebroadcast is supported by an educational grant from Hollister Incorporated. The WOCN Society does not endorse specific products and services.
 

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