Accreditation Information                    

Continuing Nursing Education

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The WOCN® Society was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.

Attendees can earn one nursing contact hour for every hour of educational time, no partial credit awarded for any session. Learners must complete an evaluation to receive contact hours.  Evaluation forms should be submitted online during or after the conference. Up to (TBD) CHs may be earned for the annual conference. This includes the sessions from Sunday, June 7 to Wednesday, June 10, 2015.  The commercially-supported symposium and Pre-Conference Workshop contact hours will be awarded separately.

AANP Credit

Specific sessions within this conference will be submitted to AANP (American Association of Nurse Practitioners) for approval.  Several of these sessions will also include pharmacology content. Actual determination of hours is to be determined. 

The WOCN® Society is a nurse practitioner organization member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. This Membership entitles WOCN members who are NP’s to a 10% reduction of their annual dues for AANP. The WOCN® Society Group Number is 0811122.

This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.

The sessions within this conference that are approved for AANP credit will be marked by an (AP Symbol). Participants will be granted AANP credit for those sessions which they have attended and provided evaluation for.