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2024 New England Chapter WOCN® Events

  • January 3rd – Board Meeting

  • February 3rd, 10am-12pm EST (online event) - Youth Rally Zentangle Fundraiser

  • February 7th – Membership education meeting via Zoom - 7:00pm

    • Development of Pressure Injuries with the Prone Patient - Jennifer M. LeBourdais MS, RN, WOCN

    • Click here for poster

  • March 6th – Board Meeting

  • April 3rd – Membership education meeting via Zoom - 7:00pm

    • TBD 

  • April 13-14th - ​Strategic Planning Meeting

  • May 1st – Board Meeting​

  • June 9th-12th - National WOCN Conference - Cleveland, OH

    • ​June 9th: Regional Breakfast Meeting, 7-8:45am(EST), Hilton Cleveland Downtown, Rm Center Street D


  • August 7th – Membership education meeting via Zoom - 7:00pm

    • TBD

  • September 4th – Board Meeting

  • October 25th-26stAnnual Fall Conference - Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, Mystic, CT

  • November 6th - Board Meeting



New England Chapter of the WOCN® holds an annual fall conference. Each year at our regional fall conference, the New England Chapter holds an auction to raise funds to send youth and counselors from this area to the National UOAA Youth Rally. Baskets full of goodies native from our various New England States are auctioned, along with other assorted items.

Note to Attendees & Exhibitors:

Please check here often, we will post information as it becomes available. You may also send email messages or questions to





Join us for the New England Chapter of the WOCN® Society
Annual Conference
October 25-26, 2024

 Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, Mystic Ct


June 15 - Challenges in WOC Practice Due
July 1 - WOC Challenges notification
September 9 - Early Bird Rate Ends   
September 16 - OnDemand Sessions are posted in Attendee Hub for viewing
September 30 - Poster Submissions Due
October 1 - Outstanding Nurse of the Year Award Nominations Due
October 1- Scholarship Applications Due
October 25-26 - Live Conference
November 14 - Deadline to complete the Individual Educational Activity Evaluation Form


The New England Chapter of the WOCN® holds regional zoom meetings three times a year in conjunction with educational conferences. Fall Conference is held in October. In addition, a chapter meeting is held during national conference, usually in June. Watch the conference schedule for days and times. Chapter meetings provide a forum for discussion of professional issues affecting WOC/ET nursing practice and provide an opportunity to keep abreast of regional activities. Submit concerns to the New England Chapter President for inclusion in any meeting’s agenda.


Connecticut WOCN
The Connecticut WOC/ET nurses meet the second Thursday of the month from 3 – 5 pm, September through June.  This 40 member area group meets for networking and support. The group serves as a forum for discussion of professional issues, clinical concerns and new treatments/technologies.

Contact:  Cherie Sapia
Cell: (860) 866-7641

Meetings are held at:
Midstate Medical Center
435 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT. 06451


Southern Maine WOCN

Educational gatherings Occur every other month on the third Thursday of January, March, May, July, September, November at 5:30 – 8pm. Typically we gather in Freeport at a local restaurant (subject to availability). RSVP’s are required.

We gather for a dinner presented by a CWOCN through the support of a vendor/sponsor.  The sponsors and topics vary between the three specialties.

If you would like to receive notices for these gatherings please email Joanna Norton BSN, CWOCN at


For more information about UOAA Youth Rally, click on the UOAA link below.  If your would like to make a donation, know of a potential camper or young adult needing sponsorship, or are interested in attending as a counselor, please contact a Youth Rally co-chair:

Leah Abecassis at or Jennifer Giannettino at


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