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Northern Illinois Affiliate of the

Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses SocietyTM

ADVANCING THE PRACTICE AND GUIDING THE DELIVERY OF EXPERT HEALTH CARE TO PATIENTS

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Spice Up Wound, Ostomy and Continence Care 27th Annual Community Ed. Program
NIA of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®)
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CDT) Bobak's Signature Events Woodridge, IL

Hot Topics: Spice Up Wound, Ostomy and Continence Care 27th Annual Community Education Program presented by The Northern Illinois Affiliate of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®)

Speaker Topics:
  • TROUBLESHOOTING OSTOMY PATIENT DILEMMAS
    Janice Colwell, APRN, CWOCN, FAAN
  • URINARY INCONTINENCE: NEW TRENDS
    Katherine Marchese, MSN, ANP-BC, CUNP
  • THE SWEET AND SOUR OF DIABETES AND WOUND MANAGEMENT
    Mary Vercellino, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CWON, BC-ADM
  • CAUSES AND TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR VENOUS AND ARTERIAL ULCERS
    Dr. Nazar Golewale, MD & Amy O'Donnell, BSN, RN, CWOCN
  • PRESSURE INJURIES: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY – LESSONS FROM LITIGATION
    Chris Daddino, Attorney

  • Past Events

    22nd Annual Professional Educational Day

    2019, 26th Annual Community Ed. Program

    The 21st Annual Professional Educational Day

    NIAWOCN* 25th Anniversary Program

    The 20th Annual Professional Education Day

    May 2, 2017 Community Education Program Handouts

    Oct 12, 2016 Professional Education Day

    May 17, 2016 Community Education Day


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    WOCN® Society Membership Benefits

    The WOCN Society 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 incontinence.

    Opportunities

    University of Chicago Medicine
    For more information visit their website at:
    https://careers-ucm.icims.com/jobs/


    This area is for posting job opportunites for our members. If you would like to post a job please send us a request via our Contact Us page.


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  • Board of Directors

    PRESIDENT:
    Eric Goodman BSN,RN,CWOCN,CFCN,CFCS
    Home Health WOCRN, LLC

    PRESIDENT-Elect:
    Jean Edie RN,MSN,APRN,CWON,CFCN
    SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Janesville WI

    TREASURER:

    Sophia Wolak BA, MSN, RN, CWOCN
    Advocate Christ Medical Center

    SECRETARY:
    Barbra Moens,MS,BSN,RN,CWON
    Herzing University and JourneyCare

    BOARD MEMBERS:
    Laura Williamson, BSN, RN, CWON
    University of Chicago Medicine

    Mary Sandrik MSN, RN, CWOCN
    Mount Sinia Hospital

    Estelle Zanotti, MSN, RN, CRRN, CWON
    ConvaTec





    PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE:
    Chair
    Allison Reid MS, APRN, CWOCN, FNP, ACNS-BC
    Palos Health

    Co-Chair
    Mary Sandrik MSN, RN, CWOCN
    Mount Sinia Hospital

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION COMMITTEE:
    Chair
    Diane Hogeveen, BSN, RN, CWOCN
    Palos Community Hospital Home Health and Hospice

    PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE:
    Chair
    Laura Williamson, BSN, RN, CWON

    PUBLIC POLICY/ADVOCACY COMMITTEE:
    Chair
    Kathleen Hudson, MSN, RN, CWOCN
    University of Chicago Medicine