Accreditation Statement

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

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

Learning Outcome

Learners will benefit from empowerment to provide cutting edge, evidence-based practice in the field of WOC nursing while building their leadership skills through professional practice development by attending and participating in lectures, skills labs, and participating in dialogue with experts and colleagues throughout conference.

Nursing Contact Hours

This activity awards approximately 36.50 contact hours and 4 hours of pharmacology. (Actual credit hours are to be determined.)

Attendees are able to earn one contact hour for every hour of education time. Learners complete an evaluation to receive contact hours.


Commercial Support: The WOCN Society received grants and in-kind support from the following organizations for this activity: 
3M Medical Solutions
ConvaTec Inc.
Hollister Incorporated

Relevant Financial Relationships: The planners and faculty for this activity have no relevant relationships to disclose, unless listed here. The WOCN Society resolved any resulting conflicts of interest according to ANCC criteria and standards. 

Physician Continuing Education Credit

 In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Relias LLC and the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society. Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Relias LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physical Therapy Continuing Education Credit

Physical Therapy coursework with Relias LLC generally meets the criteria established by those states that do not pre-approve continuing education courses. It is the responsibility of the learner/participant to review the guidelines established by their state to ensure the courses are satisfactory to meet their continuing education requirements or professional development plan.
Continuing education credit for physical therapy is provided for specific sessions. Physical Therapists can earn up to 9 contact hours.
Relias LLC is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000290) by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Certificates must be retained by the licensee for a period of 5 years after course completion.

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