Jane S. Nichols, MSN, WOCN
Our ranks have grown tremendously and attendance at the 2014 FAET Conference in Gainesville showed it. A record number of 130 attendees had the Mardi Gras experience with excellent accommodations, food and friendship.
Many thanks to Shirl Rogers and her committee for unmasking each topic with expert speakers in our wound, ostomy, continence specialty.
At this conference we also elected new board members. Congratulations to Ellie Hofer, our new Vice President and Doug Rye, our new Director of Membership.
At the Board of Directors meeting on Friday, February 28 the board appointed Linda Ravenhorst as the new editor of the newsletter, FAET Connections. Brandee Heath was named Chairperson for the FAET Connections reporters. Maria Soto will take charge of the Continuing Education functions for contact hours and Nancy Scott will coordinate special projects.
As the incoming President I will strive to continue the excellent presence of FAET in our state through our annual conference and scholarship programs.
Plans for next years’ conference in Cocoa Beach are underway. Jackie Wisemen and her committee have reviewed topic suggestions from this years’ meeting and are planning a comprehensive educational conference with time to enjoy the Atlantic shore.
Enjoy your summer….remember the sunscreen!
2014 Award Recognition members
|Katie Granger and Anne Marie Thompson|
|Lorie Wallace, Tabassum Merchant, Shirl Nix Rogers, Molly Holt|
|Janna Rochette and Jacqueline Wiseman|
|Patti Haberer and Katherine Myatt|
Get Involved !
Want to become more involved and support FAET?
Please consider running for a position on the Board of Directors in the upcoming elections.
POSITIONS UP FOR ELECTION IN 2015
- Chair, Nomination Committee
- Director, Awards
|2015 FAET Conference|
Save the date: March 6 & 7, 2015
"Ride the Waves of Change"
|2014 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS|
|The 2014 scholarships were awarded to Sharon George, RN, BSN, Maria Lourdes Madarang, RN, MSN, and Terese McVey, RN, BSN at the annual (FAET) conference which was held on February 28 - March 1, 2014 in Gainesville, FL. read more,,,|
The latest edition of FAET CONNECTIONS is available on the News Page
|Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers (HAPU) Change Package|
The 2014 Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers (HAPU) Change Package is now available!
|2014 FAET Conference|
Conference information and handouts:
|WOCN® Society Magnet Program|
Magnet Recognition and the Role of the Wound, Ostomy and
New items posted 4/1/14 !
Mary Lou Boyer, BSEd, RN, CWOCN
The prestigious award for Lifetime Achievement in Nursing Excellence was granted by
The distinguished award of 2013 Service Award from the Broward County Chapter of the
|WOCN® Society Five Star Products|
The WOCN Society Five Star Products are endorsed by our
membership as the "go-to products" in wound, ostomy and continence
(WOC) patient care.
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