WOCNext 2022 will unite wound, ostomy, and continence care nurses, enterestomal therapy nurses, and healthcare professionals from around the world, bringing global perspectives to the big challenges and small victories we ALL face. Offered virtually or in-person, WOCNext 2022 will be held in Fort Worth Texas from June 5th to 8th and will cover prominent topics like diversity, culturally congruent care, and considering social and emotional impacts for those living with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs. It will aim to bring healing to the WOC and Enterestomal Therapy communities through global support and compassion for our unique and shared experiences. CLICK HERE for more information.
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RESILIENCE AND REINVENTION ~ Embracing Change and Transformation
The New England Region of the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing Society is the local affiliate for Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
This annual regional conference brings together WOCN® members to collaborate for a two-day educational event. The program is designed to provide evidence-based knowledge of the latest techniques, applications and treatments related to wound, ostomy and continence issues.
Register and gain insights from regional WOCN® leaders as you develop new skills, network with fellow WOCN® professionals and earn up to 13.5 continuing education credits. The conference will be held in Manchester, New Hampshire on October 22 & 23, 2021. CLICK HERE to learn more and register today.
WOC Nursing: AT THE CENTER OF IT ALL
This annual regional conference brings together WOCN® members to collaborate for a 5-day educational program. Due to the continuing impact of COVID-19, the NER WOCN® Planning Committee has canceled the in-person conference that was to be held at Kalahari Resort & Conference Center and pivoted to an exclusive virtual program. This virtual conference will include interactive keynote speakers and the opportunity to participate in chat forums and other networking opportunities.
The educational program is still designed to provide evidence-based knowledge of the latest techniques, applications and treatments related to wound, ostomy and continence issues.
This 5-day conference will be live-streamed and on-demand to an audience of healthcare professionals who are experts in the care of patients with wound, ostomy and incontinence.
Register and gain insights from regional WOCN® leaders as you develop new skills, network with fellow WOCN® professionals and earn up to 15 continuing education credits.
CLICK HERE to learn more and register today!
What is WOCNext®? WOCNext is an experiential event featuring online education, networking, and activities geared towards WOC nurses and other healthcare professionals dedicated to providing expert care to patients with wound, ostomy, and incontinence needs. It will be held virtually from Thursday, June 24 through Saturday, June 26, 2021. This virtual WOW experience with the WOCN® Society and Relias will serve as the annual education event for both the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN®) and Relias and will join WOCNext and Wild on Wounds event attendees together for one BIG event.
Attend and you’ll experience three motivating days of the latest research and evidence-based knowledge about techniques, applications, technologies, and treatments that can positively impact patient outcomes. It’s all the education you need combined with the connections, energy, and collaboration you want. CLICK HERE to learn more and register today!
You’re invited to attend The WCET® (World Council of Enterostomal Therapists) Education Webinar presentations and special sponsor videos from October 28th to November 30th 2020. The WCET® Worldwide Education Webinar distinguished faculty hail from 11 different countries and from six continents. This truly international tri-specialty event features experts and nurses from around the world presenting on various topics within the wound, continence and ostomy care fields. CLICK HERE to learn more and Register Today!
VISION 2020: SHARPENING OUR FOCUS ON WOUNDS, OSTOMY, AND CONTINENCE NURSING. This conference will be held VIRTUALLY this year.
This annual regional conference brings together WOCN® members to collaborate for a weekend-long educational event. Due to COVID-19 and the risks of meeting in person for large events the NE Region WOCN Society has moved this year to a virtual format on November 6 – 8, 2020. The educational program is still designed to provide evidence-based knowledge of the latest techniques, applications and treatments related to wound, ostomy and continence issues.
Register and gain insights from regional WOCN® leaders as you develop new skills, network with fellow WOCN® professionals and earn continuing education credits.
Attendees may earn contact hours* attending educational tracts that include Wound Care, Ostomy Care, Continence Care and Professional Practice.
CLICK HERE to learn more and register today!
United Ostomy Associations of America
P.O. Box 525
Kennebunk, ME 04043-0525
Call us toll-free at: 1-800-826-0826.
Our Information Line hours are Monday-Friday, 9am to 3pm (Wednesday until 2pm) EST. If you have an emergency, please dial 911 or contact your local medical professional.
Please understand that UOAA is a private, nonprofit, advocacy and informational organization. We are not a medical facility and we do not have medical or legal professionals on staff. Therefore, UOAA does not provide Medical, Mental Health, Insurance or Legal Advice.
UOAA is the leading organization proactively advocating on behalf of the ostomy community. Recognizing that we are always stronger together, we encourage everyone to get involved by joining our Advocacy Network. We’ve also created several Advocacy Tools and Resources to help you successfully advocate on behalf of the ostomy community to ensure every ostomate receives quality care.
- Kya’s StoryJune 23, 2022 - 11:53 am
- So You’re Getting an OstomyJune 6, 2022 - 11:23 am
- Certified Wound and Ostomy Nurse, Mary Anne Obst, on the Importance of Recognition and Treatment of Patients Diagnosed with Short Bowel Syndrome in a Level I Trauma CenterJune 1, 2022 - 1:58 pm
- Coloplast 2022Good News for Ostomates with Medicaid in Some StatesMay 26, 2022 - 10:57 am
- Micheal’s Urostomy StoryMay 2, 2022 - 1:49 pm
UOAA does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.