Watch for more information coming soon
• Pre-Conference Session
• 13 general Sessions
• Posters
• Up to 17 contact hours
• 5 Non-CE meal Symposia Planned

October 3 - 5, 2019

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

Schedule of Events

THURSDAY 10/03/2019
6:00 AM Registration PreCon;  9:00 AM General Sessions;  11:30 AM Exhibitors
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Pre-Conference Breakfast
8 AM - 11 AM Pre-Confefence: Mastering the Art of Managing Enterocutaneous Fistulas
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Lunch Symposium
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Welcome & Introductions
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Pressure Injury: Bridging Prevention and Best Practices
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Bridging the Bedside to Research
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Break
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Burn Care for the WOC Nurse
4:15 PM - 6:45 PM Grand Opening Reception with Exhibits and Appetizers
6:45 PM - 7:15 PM Reception honoring  new members
7:15 PM Free night - dinners with vendors 

FRIDAY 10/4/2019
6:00 AM - 6:45 AM Fun Run (Run for Resilience Ostomy Awareness)
6:30 AM Registration
7:00 AM  - 8:00 AM Breakfast Symposium
8:15 AM  - 9:15 AM Legal Aspects of WOC Nursing
9:15 AM  - 10:15 AM Continence
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM Exhibits
12:45 PM  - 1:45 PM Lunch Symposium 
2:00 PM  - 3:00 PM Lower Extremity Wounds
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Identifying Atypical Wounds
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM Break
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Bringing Our Ostomy Heritage into Today's Healthcare
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Visit with Poster Presenters
6:00 PM Dinner Symposium

SATURDAY 10/5/2019
6:30 AM Registration
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast Symposium
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Bridging New vs. Experienced WOC Nursing Practice
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Seeking Symmetry: Finding Patterns in Human Health
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Break / Book Signing by Dr. Galloway
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Ostomy Panel 
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Lunch - Business Meeting and Awards
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Break / Take down Posters
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Go Lean: Building Bridges Between WOC Nursing Practice
and the Business of Healthcare
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM The WOCN Society's Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide
(PSAG) for Clinicians
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Closing Remarks

Thurs 4 PM through
Sat 1:15 PM
WOC Nursing Poster Session
posters will also be available online
** Times / agenda subject to change
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