Thank you to our Exhibitors or sponsoring these event!

(*meals are provided at no cost by the event sponsor)

KCI / Acelity
Thursday September 20, 2018

KCI / Acelity

Lunch Symposium
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Next Generation of VAC therapy

Elizabeth McElroy RN, MSN, CRNP, CWS, CWOCN
Reading Health System, Reading, PA

Explore the latest technology available and dressing kit options for VAC therapy to address complex patients and wounds.

BSN Medical Logo
Friday September 21, 2018

BSN Medical

Breakfast Symposium
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Integrated Therapy Solutions for the Management of Lymphedema

Amy Ewell OT, CLT-LANA and Christine Sullivan RN, BSN, CWCS, CFCN

Please join us in discussing the challenges of managing the patient with Lymphedema. This program will explore the key components in identifying Lymphedema versus other types of edema, proper compression therapy for patients with Lymphedema, and Advanced Wound Aare to treat the related skin conditions associated with Lymphedema.

Mölnlycke Logo
Friday September 21, 2018


Lunch Symposium
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Legal Implications for the WOC Nurse

Karen Lou Kennedy-Evans, RN, APRN-BC, FNP

This presentation will identify errors and omissions that the plaintiff's attorneys might want to dwell on in litigation. Attendees will learn how to deal with any documentation issues / problems during a deposition.

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Friday September 21, 2018


Dinner Symposium

5:30 PM

Leading with Lifestyle – personal strategies on elevating the patient experience in ostomy care

Sarah Biggart, living with an ostomy since 2004, Ostomysecrets and Me+ brand ambassador

A woman’s first wedding anniversary should be a special time. For Sarah, it signaled a journey that began 14 years ago, and ended with ileostomy surgery. Learn how adapting and sharing a ‘leading with lifestyle’ approach to self-care, has not only helped Sarah’s experience of living with an ostomy, but many others.

Hollister Logo
Saturday September 22, 2018


Breakfast Symposium
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Using Evidence-Based Data to Promote Peristomal Skin Health In Your Practice

Dr. Joyce Pittman, PhD, RN, NP, CWOCN
Gary Inglese, MBA, RN

This presentation will focus on bridging the gap between WOC nurse art and science and present the results of the ADVOCATE Study — a randomized controlled trial comparing new ostomy barrier technology with current ostomy barriers. Understand how such evidence is clinically meaningful to your practice and your patient’s outcomes. (download PDF with more information)

Per ANCC Accreditation Guidelines, the SER of the WOCN® Society may not provide contact hours for industry sponsored events.