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Conference Insider: Join Us in Philadelphia

Tuesday, January 2, 2018   (0 Comments)
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The Conference Insider
December 28, 2017
Join us in Philadelphia! 

Join us in Philadelphia, PA for the 50th Annual Conference to commemorate our historic past and recognize the limitless future of the WOC nursing practice!
Click to watch the WOCN Philly Video
Philadelphia is consistently ranked as one of the top places to visit in the US. Check out local Philly events and deals that will take place during your conference stay.
Registration & Housing Will Open NEXT WEEK!

On Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, registration and housing for the 50th Annual Conference will open!

Click here for detailed registration information.
 
Click here for detailed housing information. See the hotel prices listed below.

Hotel
Address
Rate
Distance to Convention Center
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
(Headquarter Hotel)
1201 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
$229 + Tax Across the street, connected by skywalk.
Philadelphia Courtyard Marriott 21 N Juniper St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
$219 + Tax 1 Block Away
Get Support to Attend Conference
 
Support from your supervisor We understand it may be difficult to get financial support from your employer to attend a conference, and we want to make it easy for you to join us in Philadelphia!

Click here to download a sample letter to edit and use when asking your employer to help you get to conference.

More tips on getting your employer's support:
  • Share the online program with your supervisor.
  • Be prepared with a plan that shows who will cover for you while you are attending conference.
  • Provide an outline of associated expenses, including registration, airfare, hotels, meals, etc.
  • Make a list of the exhibitors you plan to visit whose products/supplies would benefit your organization.
  • Offer to share what you learn at conference with colleagues upon returning to work.
Click to learn more
Register for the free conference rebroadcast next month! This session will award 1.0 contact hour and will have a live Q&A period with the presenter.

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2018, at 1:00 pm ET
Click to register
 
 



Joanna has been living with an ostomy since the age of three. Joanna brings a unique element by presenting information through the viewpoint of both an expert nurse and a patient. You don't want to miss this session!

Rebroadcast of sessions from the WOCN Society's 49th Annual Conference is supported by an educational grant from Hollister Incorporated. The WOCN Society does not endorse specific products and services.
Key Dates
 
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Registration & Housing opens

June 3-6, 2018
Conference at a Glance

Click to view the registration brochure
View the registration brochure for conference information at a glance.
Renew Your Membership

One of the perks of being a WOCN member is receiving a discount on conference registration!

Make sure your membership is up-to-date before you register to ensure you receive the correct savings and experience a smooth registration process.

If you are not a member, join now and take advantage of members-only discounts!
Become an Exhibitor

Click to learn more about becoming an exhibitor
Do you have wound, ostomy or continence products or supplies you would like to showcase? If so, become an exhibitor!

85% of all attendees evaluate, recommend and/or initiate the purchase of WOC patient care equipment and supplies.
 
 
Contact Chris Brown at cbrown@wocn.org for questions.
Accreditation Statement
 
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN®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.

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