Current Officers

President
Carol Oliver BSN, RN, CWOCN

President Elect
Ferne Alderfer, MSN, RN, CWOCN

Secretary
Karen Scarborough, RN, CWON

Treasurer
Connie Landon, BSN, RN, CWOCN

Program Coordinator
Vilma D’Mello-Fernandes, MSN, RN, CWOCN

Program Coordinator
Heather Hedges, BSN, RN, CWOCN

Public Policy
Linda Droste, MSN, RN, CWOCN


Dates / Locations for Meetings

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

Agenda/Speakers:

  • 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

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.