1. Hess, Cathy Thomas BSN, RN, CWOCN

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Call for Abstracts

Oral and poster abstracts on all aspects of skin and wound management are being sought for presentation at the 19th Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care, September 30 to October 3, 2004, in Phoenix, AZ. Deadline for submission is June 1, 2004, with notification of acceptance or rejection by June 30.


Oral and poster abstracts should address subjects of interest to skin and wound care clinicians. Topics can include, but are not limited to, clinical research, case studies, treatment modalities, wound classification, laboratory research, treatment protocols, education, and team building.


Detailed submission instructions can be found at the conference Web site,, or can be obtained by calling 215-628-7750 or by sending an e-mail to [email protected].


Founder's Award

Nominees are being sought for the 2004 Sharon Baranoski Founder's Award, named in honor of the founder and director of the Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care, Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWOCN, APN, FAAN. The winner of the award will be announced at the Clinical Symposium.


The award, which is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from 3M Health Care, recognizes overall pursuit of excellence in the field of skin and wound care.


For nomination criteria, call 215-628-7750; e-mail: [email protected].