WOCN® Ostomy Education Day 2023!

The WOCN Society is hosting a one-day virtual event titled Pharmacology Day: From Your Practice To The Pharmacy, scheduled to be held on Saturday, February 18, 2023. This virtual event is geared towards Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, DOs, MDs, and any healthcare professionals who are interested in advancing their pharmacology knowledge.

Fran Demo

Fran Demo

It is with a sad and heavy heart that I am sharing we lost a great WOC nurse yesterday and a dear friend to many of us. Fran Demo has gone to live with our Lord and Savior. Fran was an active member of the MER for many years. She gave of herself unselfishly to...

Pharmacology Day: From Your Practice To The Pharmacy

The WOCN Society is hosting a one-day virtual event titled Pharmacology Day: From Your Practice To The Pharmacy, scheduled to be held on Saturday, February 18, 2023. This virtual event is geared towards Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, DOs, MDs, and any healthcare professionals who are interested in advancing their pharmacology knowledge.

MER Autumn 2022 Newsletter

Autumn greetings Mideast Region!

I am your newly elected President of the MidEast Region Board. I reside in Huntington, West Virginia with my very precocious wiener dog fur child, “Stinky”. I have 3 grown children, 2 grandsons and a granddaughter due to be delivered on December 6, 2022. A Christmas blessing for sure! I have 29 years of nursing experience having worked in acute and long-term patient care as well as the medical device industry. I have been a certified wound and ostomy nurse since 2009. I am currently a Wound Care Clinical Specialist within the 3M Medical Solutions Division.

Gertrude Elizabeth Raasch Blied

Gertrude Elizabeth Raasch Blied

“The first ET in Southwest Michigan” was a special mentor to Donna Pennington, Pat Weber and Shelia Thomas.Gertrude Elizabeth Raasch Blied, 88 of Portage passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Woodland Terrace, Bridgman. A celebration of life for Trudy...