2019 North Central Region WOCN Fall Conference

October 18th and 19th, 2019

La Crosse, WI

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Questions about conference should be directed to the: registration@northcentralregion.org

Schedule

The 2019 North Central Region WOCN Fall Conference is intended for medical professionals, students, industry representatives, and public allies who are seeking to gain knowledge in the most recent and more challenging topics as relates to wound, ostomy, and continence care.

Join use as we bring together a diverse group of leaders to share their first hand insights, advice, and best practices.

Friday

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
9:30 – 10:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:00 – 11:00 Keynote: Reclaim Your Purpose and Passion in Healthcare – Carolyn Bostrack, PhD (PP)
11:00-11:30 – Lunch
11:30 – 12:30 Helping Clients through Alternatives that Work – Revadean Quastad, BSN, MSN, APNP (PP)
1:00 – 1:10 Break
1:10 – 2:10 *Fistula – Wil Walker, MBA, BSN, RN, WOCN (O)
2:10-2:20 Stretch Break in Place, light snack
2:20 – 3:20 Diagnosis and management of deep venous obstruction in patients with chronic venous insufficiency – Ezana Azene, MD, PhD. (W)
3:20 – 3:50 Break
4:00 – 5:00 Business Meeting
5:00 – 5:30 New Member Welcome
5:30 – 8:00 Vendor Exhibits and Social with heavy hors d’oeurves
8:30 – 11:00 – Heart of La Crosse Comedy Troupe

Saturday

7:00 – 9:00 Registration/Vendor Exhibits/Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 *Mental Health – Diana Gallagher (W.O)
10:00 – 10:10 Break
10:10 – 11:10 Accidental Fecal Incontinence Algorithm – Donna L. Thompson MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, CCCN (C)
11:10-11:20 – Break
11:30 – The Science of Feet: Heel to Toe – Sheila Howes-Trammel, BSN, MSN, FNP, CFCN (F)
12:30 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 *Lymphedema – Carol Johnson, CLT (W)
2:00 – 2:10 Break
2:10 – 3:10 Micro Nutrition of the Skin – Joyce Black PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN (W)
3:10 – 3:30 – Closing Statements

*Please be aware there will be edits to the title over the coming month or so. Please check back for more information.

This activity has been submitted to WNA CEAP for approval to award contact hours. Wisconsin Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers’ Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker handouts will not be available at the conference. An email will be sent a few weeks prior to the conference with information about downloading the handouts.

Hotel Accommodations

Radisson Hotel

Address: 200 Second Street South, 200 Harborview Plaza, La Crosse, WI 54601

Phone: (608) 784-6680

Room Block held under North Central Region WOCN will be held until Monday, September 17th, 2019.

Hotel Reservation

This activity has been submitted to WNA CEAP for approval to award contact hours. Wisconsin Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Planning Committee:

Sonya Brickner-BSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCN, NCR Conference Nurse Planner

Fran Demo – BSN, RN, CWON

Cathy Wiebers BSN, RN, CWOCN

Linda McKenna, MSN, RN, CWOCN