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Central Virginia Region Information

When/where are our meetings:

We meet the 2nd Tues in January, February, March, April, May, September, September, October and November.
5:30-8:30 PM.
Location: TBA @ local restaurant for dinner, education, business.


  • Each meeting sponsored by industry including a presentation from the company
  • Each meeting journal club from a peer reviewed journal manuscript presented by a member.
  • Each meeting includes a business meeting portion



Email Address

President Carolyn Hasaan, MSN, RN, CWCN 
President Elect Carol Oliver
Secretary Julie Grey
Treasurer Connie Landon
Program Coordinator Vilma D’Mello-Fernandes
Program Coordinator Heather Hedges
Public Policy Linda Droste

News updates:

Upcoming Community Education Program:

The 3rd Annual March Invitational will be held on March 22, 2018 at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center. The program, “March Toward Ostomy Care Excellence”  will be the  third free conference sponsored by the affiliate in the last 3  years to educate nurses about the specialty of WOC nursing while also providing wound, ostomy and continence education as well as a delicious Olive Garden dinner.

Member News, Publications, Awards:

Gail Erickson BSN, RN, CWOCN who works for Mary Washington
Hospital in Fredericksburg, VA is a 2018-2019 WOCNCB Board Member.

2018-2019 WOCNCB Board

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Pictures from our November 14, 2017 meeting


Information: An App to help patients/residents for Pressure Ulcer (Injury) Prevention

As a result of the work of a task force on a national Veterans Administration initiative, there is a new mobile App available for pressure ulcer/pressure injury prevention for veterans and their caregivers. However ANYONE, not just Veterans can access this wonderful tool. 

With the app you will be able to:

  • Access resources for pressure ulcer/pressure injury prevention
  • Set reminders to reposition, eat, take medications
  • Use tools for nutrition, exercise, and medication management 
  • Access caregiver support resources 
  • Create journal entries to track pressure ulcers/injuries 
  • Learn more about pressure ulcers/injuries 
  • Create a list of questions to ask your healthcare provider
  • Get immediate help and locate a nearby VA or other medical facility 

For more information click here to view/download the PDF file.