Greetings to the Northwest Region WOCN Society Members

Among the many other aspects of our lives that have been affected by the pandemic, we have also missed gathering for our regional conference. The regional board has still meeting and planning for the 2022 NW Region WOCN Conference. We are looking forward to seeing you all at the conference. Below you can find the agenda including Post Conference Hands on Wound Debridement Seminar.

2022 NW Region WOCN Conference in Hood River, OR Agenda

We are ready for attendees and vendors to to start registering for the conference
Attendees Click Here
Vendors Click Here

Registration Costs:
WOCN Fri and Sat $175
WOCN Fri only $120
WOCN Sat only $75

Professional (RN, LPN, PT, etc.) Fri and Sat $190
Professional (RN, LPN, PT, etc.) Fri only $125
Professional (RN, LPN, PT, etc.) Sat only $90

Student Fri and Sat $70
Student Fri only $50
Student Sat only $25

If you would like to attend the Post Conference Debridement Workshop with Dr. Julia Overstreet, DPM, FAPWCA please pre-register through her page.
WOCN Post Conference 2022

We have a block of rooms reserved at a special discounted rate, so please book soon to be sure you get one. We look forward to seeing you all.
Best Western Plus Hood River Inn

We are seeking nominations for the NW Region Nurse of the Year so please be considering which of your amazing colleagues qualifies for this honor.

  • The nominee must be a member of the WOCN Society
  • The nominee cannot be someone who has won the award previously

Local WOCN Meetings

Portland Metro Area

Due to the COVID pandemic, meetings are being offered virtually. To be added to the mailing list to receive these invites please email Ann Abbruzzese at

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

Youth Rally
Annual Event to support kids age 11-17 living with bowel and bladder conditions. Please visit for more details.

Youth Rally is looking for WOC RN volunteers!

Volunteer applications are due June 1st and forms can be found at or contact Rachel Sideris at 516-406-6059,

Ostomy Support Opportunities:

6th Annual Vancouver, WA Ostomy 5k Fun Run (

Educational Opportunities:

Please check back later to see about new opportunities.