October 3 - 5, 2019

Columbus, GA
Conference Chair: Susan Fincher
2019 SER conference logo

Pre-Conference

Seating for this sessions is SOLD OUT

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(with schedule)
• Pre-Conference Session
• 13 General Sessions
• Posters
• Up to 17 contact hours
• 4 Non-CE meal Symposia
• Members Meeting / Awards
Saturday 7 AM with Breakfast served

There will be complimentary Wi-Fi available for guests staying at the Marriott in the guest rooms, as well as in convention center session rooms and exhibit hall.

Non-CE Symposia

Thanks to our wonderful Sponsers, four non-CE Symposia with meals are available for our attendees.

While there is no extra cost to attend these sessions, each requires it's own registration with the hosting sponsor.

A complete listing with registration links is available on the Symposia Page.


The Annual Business Meeting and Awards Presentation will be held for all attendees at 7:00 AM with complimentary Breakfast.

Run for Resilience logo A special Fun Run/Walk will be held on Friday, October 4th starting at 6:00 a.m. at the Trade Center, located at 801 Front Avenue, Columbus, GA.

2019 Fun Run shirt Your registration fee of $15.00 includes a Race T-Shirt specially designed with the WOCN Society Logo included on the front (fee increases to $18 after Sept. 13th)

Please join your fellow nurses to raise awareness of this life-saving surgery and celebrate the resilience of those living with an ostomy at this special event. You can also start a Team and/or fundraise to support UOAA's programs and services!

If you're not a runner or not attending, you can also make a donation!
https://runsignup.com/Race/Donate/ME/Kennebunk/VirtualOstomy5k


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Objectives: Upon completion of this conference, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss advances in theoretical and clinical knowledge impacting individuals affected by wound, ostomy, or continence issues.
  • Describe examples of evidence-based practice and multidisciplinary approaches to enhance outcomes in various health care settings.
  • Describe examples of evidence-based practice as it pertains to WOC nursing specialties.

The Alabama State Nurses Association Approval Committee has approved “Enhancing WOC Nursing – Bridging our Past to our Future” Educational activity number 2-0.2236. This program has been approved for 17.0 contact hours and is valid July 29, 2019 through July 29, 2021.

Alabama State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.