WOC Nursing Certification Board
Learn how to become Board Certified! Visit www.wocncb.org.
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®) is The Gold Standard for Certification®.
For more than 40 years, over 9,700 dedicated nurses have chosen to certify in wound, ostomy, continence and foot care nursing through the WOCNCB. Certification provides validation of specialized knowledge, skills and expertise of an experienced nurse. WOCNCB® is the only certification for Wound, Ostomy, Continence and Foot Care nursing that is accredited by both the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) and National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Accredited specialty nursing certification has become an important guidepost for healthcare facilities seeking Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
During WOCNext, visit us and learn how to become certified by WOCNCB® the Gold Standard for Certification®and enter for daily official WOCNCB® flash card set give away and be eligible to win the free certification fee prize selected at the end of the conference. WOCNCB® will also reveal the WOCNCB® Employer Award winner with a video announcement.
Certifications Available at all levels
• CWOCN® (Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse)
• CWON® (Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse)
• CWCN® (Certified Wound Care Nurse)
• CCCN® (Certified Continence Care Nurse)
• COCN® (Certified Ostomy Care Nurse)
• CFCN® (Certified Foot Care Nurse)
Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner (NP) or the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
• CWOCN-AP® (Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Advanced Practice)
• CWON-AP® (Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse Advanced Practice)
• CWCN-AP® (Certified Wound Care Nurse Advanced Practice)
• CCCN-AP® (Certified Continence Care Nurse Advanced Practice)
• COCN-AP® (Certified Ostomy Care Nurse Advanced Practice)
• WTA-C® (Wound Treatment Associate-Certified)
Ask about New Employer Discount Voucher Program!
The WOCNCB Employer Discount Exam Voucher Program offers a way to make certification attainable to as many nurses as possible, helping you strengthen your team while keeping costs down. Vouchers may be used for initial exams, recertification exams and PGP applications.
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 PGP Step by Step on demand webinar and get started today!
If you or someone you know may be interested in board certification visit us online www.wocncb.org.