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Top Reasons to Submit an Abstract for WOCNext® 2024

Submitting an abstract for WOCNext® 2024 can be a valuable opportunity for professionals in the wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) care field. Here are some top reasons to consider submitting an abstract.

Professional Recognition

Presenting your research findings at a premier education event like WOCNext can enhance your professional reputation and credibility within the WOC care community. Disseminating your findings to a wide audience could potentially lead to further collaboration or recognition. At WOCNext, select poster authors are awarded Poster Merit Awards for outstanding work. Beyond recognition at WOCNext, all accepted abstracts are published in the renowned internationally evidence-based and peer-reviewed Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing (JWOCN®).

Knowledge Sharing

Your abstract may contain valuable information, case studies, or best practices that can benefit other healthcare professionals and improve patient care in the WOC field. Sharing your insights, innovations, and research findings at WOCNext can contribute to the collective knowledge, growth, and advancement of the WOC nursing profession and help others learn from your experiences.

Networking Opportunities

WOCNext brings together professionals from various backgrounds and disciplines from around the world. Presenting your findings allows you to connect with like-minded individuals and expand your professional network. Being part of the WOCNext event program can increase your visibility and exposure, potentially leading to opportunities for future speaking engagements, collaborations, or job opportunities.

Professional Development

Attending and presenting at a premier education event like WOCNext can help advance your professional development by encouraging you to stay current with the latest research and advancements in the field and refining your presentation skills. Presenting at education events may count towards continuing education requirements, helping you maintain and improve your professional qualifications.

Your valuable work is important and should receive the recognition it deserves. Now through November 1, 2023, you are encouraged to submit an abstract. Remember to carefully review the abstract submission guidelines and deadlines for WOCNext 2024. Check out this blog to help you prepare and submit an abstract for WOCNext 2024.

Visit wocnext.org/abstracts to start your abstract submission.