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WOC Nursing Certification Board

Milwaukee,  WI 
United States
  • Booth: 507

Learn how to become Board Certified! Visit

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®) is The Gold Standard for Certification®.

Founded in 1978, th WOCNCB® is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the American Board of Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) and has been offering certification since 1978. We offer the following general and advanced practice wound, ostomy, continence and foot care  credentials:  CWOCN®, CWCN®, COCN®, CCCN®, CWON®, CWOCN-AP®, CWCN-AP®, COCN-AP®, CCCN-AP®, CWON-AP®, CFCN®, and WTA-C® .  WOCNCB® certified nurses are prepared to lead the way to quality and cost-effective patient care.  If you or someone you know may be interested in board certification by Booth #507 to learn about eligibility requirements or visit us online @  

WOCNCB® offers many exam prep resources available on our website

  • Exam Content Outlines
  • Practice Exams
  • Flash Cards
  • Textbook references

Ready to Recertify but don't like exams? WOCNCB offers the Professional Growth Program (PGP) watch new on demand PGP webinar

Stop by booth #507 to learn more!

 Press Releases

  • Milwaukee, WI – May 7, 2018 - The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®) will exhibit (Booth # 507) at 2019 WOCNext® in Nashville, TN. WOCNCB® is a professional organization dedicated to providing patient safety and protection by offering credentialing in the areas of wound, ostomy, continence and foot care nursing. WOCNCB® credentials are viewed as The Gold Standard for Certification®.  WOCNCB® certified nurses provide quality care to patients in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare.

    During the 2019 WOCNext WOCNCB® will announce the winner of the Employer Recognition Award.  This award is given annually to honor an organization that has demonstrated exemplary support of the certification process in WOC nursing. Chosen from numerous candidates, the winner supports the WOCNCB®’s mission to promote the highest standard of consumer care and safety.  WOCNCB® will announce the winner in the exhibit hall at 1pm Monday, June 24th.

    New Official WOCNCB® Wound and Ostomy mobile flash card apps launched!  Each mobile app features 200 questions and answers, detailed rationales, and references to help you prepare for the exam. Customize your studying to meet your needs!  The app provides detailed results tracking and quiz builders to flag your weak areas for further review. Visit to purchase the CWCN® or COCN® mobile apps and start preparing today.  Continence and Foot Care mobile flash card apps will roll out later in 2019.

    WOCNCB® established the Professional Growth Program (PGP) as an alternative to taking an exam for recertification. Certificants are able to submit professional portfolio using an online submission system. WOCNCB® is offering a  Q & A session in the Connection Hub during WOCNext. Stop by the WOCNCB booth #507 for details. Visit our website to learn more about PGP.

    Foot Care Flash Cards are now available. The set will contain just over 200 questions developed from the exam content outline.  This new Flash Card set compliments the current Wound, Ostomy and Continence Flash card sets.  Each set costs $44.95 and can be ordered online via

    About the WOCNCB®

    A not-for-profit professional, international nursing organization certifying over 8600 registered nurses who are specialists in the field of wound, ostomy, continence and foot care. WOCNCB® has Board Certified nurses in Canada, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia. 

    For more information, contact the WOCNCB® at (888) 496-2622, e-mail, or visit


    The WOCNCB is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies and the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC).
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