Fall Conference Information
"LIGHT YOUR FIRE" ~~ Your Pursuit of Excellence
The Fall Conference is developing into a real Desert Extravaganza. The
dates are Sept. 30- Oct. 2 at the Wyndham Palm Springs Hotel.
We have a great educational program lined up for you. Thursday will be exciting.
Dr. Mikel Gray - "Urinary Incontinence and Bladder Retention in the Elderly"
Paula Erwin-Toth, CWOCN, CNS - "Ostomy Care: Enhancing Quality of Life"
Kelly L. Sparks, RN, CWOCN - "The Mind is Willing, But the Flesh is Weak: Sexual Dysfunction"
John Miller, PHD, MD and Christine Rodriguez, P.T - "Vascular Issues/Case Study"
Elizabeth Baker, RN, CWOCN - "A Recipe for Salsa: How to Heat Up Your Revenue Stream"
Cliff Kalibjian, Author - "Straight From the Gut: Living with Crohn's Disease & Ulcerative Colitis".
Then, Thursday evening there will be a Dinner Show (No host bar) at the Lizard Lounge where we will all enjoy Dinner, Music, and Dancing (casual dress required).
PCR/WOCN Presents: 'David Sheehy' - He is a national performing and recording artist. Come out and enjoy the best in Acoustic music at the Lizard Lounge Dinner Show (Thurs Sept 30th, 7 - 10p.m.). David Sheehy plays all of your favorite songs from the 70's, 80's, 90's to the present. Then you can listen to 'San Jose' croon songs from some of your old favorites from Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and many others. Click here for information
On Friday, you will also be glued to your seats with these speakers!
Cynthia Fleck, RN, ET, WOCN, CWS, DAPWCA - "No Pain, No Gain"
Julia Ball, RN, MSN, PhD - "Snoozlin Therapy and Pressure Ulcers"
Kathy Whittington, RN, MS, CWCN - "Beyond Prevalence, Pursuing Incidence"
Susan Gallagher - "The Bariatric Patient, and the WOCN: An Update"
We will then enjoy our General Membership Meeting and the Palm Springs Night Life
Saturday will be very fun and informative.
Gwen Schroeder, RN - "Bariatric Surgery: Advantages, Risks, Clinical Considerations"
Elizabeth Quigley, RD - "Gut Reactions: How Nutrients are Absorbed and What can go Wrong".
Sandra Yovino, RN - "Burn Management"
The conference will NOT be all work and no play, although we are offering a total of 12 CEU's for this conference. Time is built into the schedule for outings on your own to enjoy some of the experiences Palm Springs offers to tourists.
Our big event will be a dinner/lounge show on Thursday night which will include live entertainment. So mark your calendars now.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!!!
Wyndham Hotel Palm Springs
888 Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, Ca. 92262
(800) 996-3426 or (760) 322-6000
Reservations can be made on line: www.wyndham.com
Room Rate: Deluxe Standard single/double: $89/night Junior Resort Suite $109/night
A Resort Fee of $8 per room/day will apply. This fee includes unlimited local phone calls, credit card calls, self-parking, airport shuttle service upon request. Unless otherwise instructed, this fee will be posted to individual room accounts.
You must reference Pacific Coast Region Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Society when making your reservations. To guarantee this low rate of $89/night, you must make your reservation by 9/1/04.
Early Registration Before September 15th, 2004
3 Day Seminar: WOCN/PCR Members: $225 Non-WOCN/PCR Members: $250
1 Day Seminar: WOCN/PCR Members: $150 Non-WOCN/PCR Members; $175
Late Registration After Sept. 15th, 2004
3 Day Seminar: $300
1 Day Seminar: $200
Late registration fees apply on any registration postmarked after 9/15/04. No refunds after 9/20/04.
Registration fees include: Course Admission, handouts, CEU Certificate, Continental Breakfast, Refreshments, Thursday Night Dinner & Dance, and Friday Lunch. Tickets for admission for the Thursday Night Dinner will be sent upon receipt of Registration. These tickets must be presented for admission into the Dinner. Receipts for registration will be available at registration upon request.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: A refund less a $10.00 administration fee will be made with written cancellation notice received before September 20th. No Refunds will be made after this date.
See you at the Conference...
Sandra Higelin, MSN, RN, CS, CWCN
Pacific Coast Region of WOCN
Click here to download the 2004 Fall Brochure (.PDF) containing full details & registration info