New Scholarship Awards!
Our region’s most recent scholarship awards to go Traci Kraemer and Nikki Oliver!
Traci will receive an award for completing an Accredited WOC Nursing Education program and Nikki for an Advanced Nursing Education Program.
Traci is employed at Ridgeview in Waconia,MN and states her certification will enable her to provide quality and comprehensive care for her patients. She expressed her gratitude to the region and appreciates the support to help her attain her goal of becoming a CWOCN! Congratulations Traci!
Nikki is a CWON CFCN employed at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND. She wants our region to know how thankful she is and that the scholarship will help her obtain her Master’s Degree in Nursing Education. Nikki plans to use her newly acquired education to provide the most effective education to patients and nursing staff.
All the best to you Nikki!
In the news!
Congratulations to our new President Elect Linda McKenna! Linda is a nurse clinician at UW/Health University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison.Although she is new to our region, Linda has been a WOCN member for 30 yrs and served on many regional and national committees. Linda will be officially installed at our Fall Conference in Bloomington,MN. Welcome Linda! We’re so glad you’ll be joining us!
NCR President Elect, Cathy Wiebers ,received the Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Nursing in the RN Expanded Role position during Hospital Week at the Sioux Falls VA. Cathy was recognized for her hard work on the PAVE Committee, the Foot Care program, as well as a variety of Pressure Ulcer committee projects. Congratulations Cathy on your award!!
Sandra Oehlke, NCR MN representative, has been accepted to the WOCN National Education Committee! Wow…and…awesome! We’re so proud of you!
Kristine Leuthart had a new baby! Kristine is a WOCN from Hennepin County Medical Center. Best wishes on your newest family member!
Kudos to our very own Denise Nix and Ruth Bryant who edited the one and only: ” 5th Edition of Acute and Chronic Wounds published Dec. 2015 !”
• Please check out the listing of the new officers for the region. Just click on the “Board Members” link in the top menu.
The North Central Region consists of Wisconsin, Minnesota, North and South Dakota.