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WOCNow: The Future of WOC Nursing is Now

Friday, February 23, 2018   (0 Comments)
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February 21, 2018 
Dates & Deadlines
Future is Bright Award
Closes March 5

Annual Election
Closes March 6

Early Bird Ends April 13

Conference Housing
Ends May 4

50th Annual Conference
June 3-6, 2018
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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Society and the WOC nursing specialty by sharing your memories in one or all of the following ways:

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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.
Nominate a New WOC Nurse
Future is Bright Award

The Future is Bright Award recognizes a new WOC nurse, within his or her first five years of practice, who exemplifies the scope of the WOC nursing. Nominate a deserving WOC nurse by Monday, Mar. 5.

The award recipient will receive compensation to offset expenses to attend the 50th Annual Conference and will be presented with the award during the opening session awards ceremony.
Submit a nomination here
Vote for the Future Now
Vote in the election

Society members play a vital role in 
setting the foundation for the future of our practice.

If you have not voted in the annual election, we strongly encourage you to do so by Tuesday, Mar. 6, at 11:59 pm ET!
 
Full members, Retired members and Honorary Life members should refer to the election email sent on February 12, for a unique Voter ID and to access the election site. If you did not receive this email, or if you are unsure of your Voter ID, email info@wocn.org.
Get Involved with the WOCN® Society
 
Calling all volunteers If you are interested in enhancing your leadership skills, expanding your professional network and earning professional growth points (PGPs), consider getting involved with the Society.
 
Complete the online volunteer form by Monday, Mar. 12, 2018.
Register for a Free CE Course
 
Click to registerThe rebroadcast of the 49th Annual Conference symposia Branching Out: Using an Evidence-Based Support Surface Algorithm in Everyday Practice will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 1:00 pm ET.

Earn 1.5 Contact Hours, ask the experts questions and learn how to improve your patient outcomes with the Support Surface Algorithm.

This rebroadcast is FREE but registration is required.
Click to register
If you are interested in learning more about the Support Surface Algorithm, please refer to the materials listed below:
Learn More about the OCA Program
 
The OCA Program is now live! The evidence-based continuing education program provides 27 Contact Hours and prepares non-specialty nurses to provide basic ostomy care under the direction of a certified WOC  nurse.
 
If you are interested in becoming a Course Coordinator and/or bringing the OCA Program to your facility, please click the images below for more information.
 
Click to learn more about the OCA Program
Click to learn How to Get Started
Accepted Abstracts
 
View accepted abstracts here View the 2018 accepted abstracts that will be featured in the Poster Hall at the 50th Annual Conference.

You can search for a particular abstract by key word, title or author name.

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The 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 Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.

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