Local WOCN Meetings

Portland Metro Area

Mark your calendars!  Below is the list of educational presentations for 2023.  Meetings remain on the first Thursday of the month at 6 PM..

This year we will be requesting RSVPs and also creating a “wait list.”  If you are not already on the distribution list please email Ann.E.Abbruzzese@kp.org

March 2 – Anasept

April 6 – Convatec Fistula Management

May 4 – Coloplast Wound Care

June 1 – No meeting, join us at WOCNext 2023 in Las Vegas

July – Summer hiatus

August – Summer hiatus

September 7 – InfuSystems NPWT

Seattle Area
Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at Evergreen Medical Center

Streaming on Youtube: SWOC Seattle
For more information, please send an email to SWOC Seattle Board

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Learn about our annual education event, WOCNext®, an event that unites WOC nurses and healthcare professionals dedicated to advancing the practice and delivery of expert healthcare to individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs. WOCNext 2023

Youth Rally
Annual Event to support kids age 11-17 living with bowel and bladder conditions. Please visit http://www.youthrally.org/ for more details.

Youth Rally is looking for WOC RN volunteers!

Volunteer applications are due June 1st and forms can be found at www.youthrally.org or contact Rachel Sideris at 516-406-6059, rachellesideris@aol.com.

Ostomy Support Opportunities:

St Charles Health System Outpatient Ostomy Support Group: Send an email to Leah Witmer Administrative Coordinator lmwitmer@stcharleshealthcare.org

Ostomy Resources in One Place

Educational Opportunities:

CWCC logoStudent only Basic Wound Care Course Saturday, April 15th

Volunteers are needed to help students with some HANDS ON wound assessment, wound measurement, hygiene, dressings, wound vac application and compression application. If you are interested in assisting students please contact 1 of the following:

Elizabeth Feddersen: fnpehf@gmail.com

Helen Christians: helen.christians@gmail.com

Shirley Kenney: shirleykenney@yahoo.com