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Mid-Atlantic Region Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society
2017 Annual Conference

“Change the Future with Knowledge”

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October 13 – 14, 2017

Clarion Inn
5400 Holiday Dr.
Frederick, Maryland

Exhibitor Information:

Exhibitor Brochure (Download PDF Document) Exhibitor Registration closed (Go to Registration Page)

Attendee Information:

Attendee Brochure (Download PDF Document) Attendee Registration closed (Go to Registration Page)

At the conclusion of the program, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe evidence based practice and multidisciplinary approaches to improve outcomes for patients with wound, ostomy, and continence needs.
  • Promote patient advocacy in professional  WOC nursing practice

This activity has been submitted to Maryland Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Maryland Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
For more information regarding contact hours, please call Carolyn S. d’Avis MSN, RN, CWOCN at (301)529-3830.

Call for Poster Presentations
Please send your abstract for Wound, Ostomy or Continence poster to Cindy Sylvia at by September 15, 2017.  Please download this PDF file for additional information. (updated on 7/27/16)

Hotel Information
The site of this conference is Clarion Inn in Frederick, Maryland.  MAR WOCN has a block of rooms reserved at a special rate of $94.00 plus tax and fees.  Please call for your reservations at 301-694-7500 and request for a room under the block of Mid-Atlantic Region WOCN. To receive the conference room rate, reservations must be made no later than September 29, 2017. 

Cancellation Information
All conference cancellations must be received in writing by September 29, 2017 and are subject to a $30.00 processing fee.  No refunds will be given after September 29, 2017.

Discount Available
Register more than 3 participants at the same time and save 10% on each registration! To take advantage of this group discount, enter more than 3 attendees at the same time by choosing “To register more than one person, click here” on the second screen. Continue registering each person in your group. When you reach the total number in your order, the discount will automatically be reflected for each registrant. Registrants added after you checkout will not be part of the same order and therefore are not eligible for the volume discount. 

By September 15/after September 15
Members $225/$250
Non-Members $250/$275
Student/Retiree $175/$200
One Day Registration $125/$150
Printed Handouts $30
For Schedule of Events download the Attendee Brochure
Conference Committee 
  • Linda Arundel, MSN, RN, CWOCN
  • Lou Ann Rau, MS, RN, CWOCN
  • Carolyn S. d'Avis, MSN, RN, CWOCN
  • Lisa Owens, MSN, RN-BC, CWOCN
  • Meredith Baker, RN, BSN
  • Taryn Bennett, RN, BSN, CWOCN
  • Charissa Carfrey, BA, BSN, RN, CWCN, CCCN
  • Diane Dubovsky, BS
  • Phyllis Green, BSN, RN, CWOCN
  • Susan Maditz, RN, MSN, CWOCN
  • Eric McBride, RN, BSN
  • Cynthia Sylvia, MS, MA, RN, CWON

Please contact Cathy Womack at 919-601-0888 (mobile) or

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