Mideast Region of the WOCN® Patient Educator of the Year Award

A MER WOC nurse who develops and provides patient education would be a potential candidate for this award. Preference will be given to applicants who have not received a monetary award from the MER in the last 3 years.

Specific Requirements:

  1. Certified WOC (does not need to be full scope) Nurse and Member of the  Mideast Region (MER) WOCN®
  2. Attends one regional or one national WOC meeting per year
  3. Enhances patient education by at least two (2) of the following:
    1. Develops brochures, pamphlets, videos, etc. of use in patient education
    2. Designs an innovative method to deliver education for patients related to wound, ostomy, or continence issues
    3. Presents at a patient support group for wound, ostomy, or continence
    4. Designs a method to deliver education to a patient with sensory, physical or cognitive impairment that enhances the patient’s quality of life or increases independence of the patient
    5. Provides two exemplars of challenging patient teaching situations with a positive outcome

Nominator must state in your own words how the representative fulfills criteria #3 above (send as attachment). Provide specific examples of why this individual should be recognized as Patient Educator of the Year for the Mideast Region WOCN®.

 

Submit to MER Director 2 by August 15. Award to be distributed at the MER regional conference.

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    State in your own words, how the representative fulfills criteria #3. Provide specific examples of why this individual should be recognized as Patient Educator of the Year for the Mideast Region WOCN® (required - submit as an attachment):