“The WOCN Society is proud of our partnership with 3M and of this significant award that showcases programs for the prevention of skin injuries. We believe the robust competition is indicative of the caliber of WOC nurses across the country working diligently to reduce pressure ulcers and the incidence of other types of skin injuries,” said Laurie McNichol, MSN, RN, GNP, CWOCN, WOCN Past President and Chair of Development. “We applaud not only this year’s recipient, but all of those who submitted their programs for consideration.”
3M’s leadership in improving skin integrity is reflected in its innovative line of Cavilon ™ brand products, designed to help protect skin and prevent skin damage. The Cavilon professional skin care line includes cleansers, moisturizers, moisture barriers and antifungal creams that help simplify skin care regimens, maintain and support skin integrity, and provide comfort and convenience to clinicians, patients and families. Learn more at www.3M.com/cavilon.
About 3M Health Care
3M Health Care offers solutions in the medical, oral care, drug delivery, food safety and health information markets. We have an unparalleled ability to connect people, insights, science and technology to think beyond today, solve problems, and make better health possible. Our culture of collaboration empowers us to discover and deliver practical, proven solutions that enable our customers to protect and improve the health of people around the world. Learn more at www.3MHealthcare.com.About WOCN The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN ®) is a professional nursing society that supports its members by promoting educational, clinical, and research opportunities to advance the practice and guide the delivery of expert health care to individuals with wounds, ostomies, and incontinence. 3M and Cavilon are trademarks of 3M.