WOC Nursing Certification Board  

Milwaukee,  WI 
United States
https://www.wocncb.org
  • Booth: V905


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

RN Level

• 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)

LPN/LVN Level

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.  


 Show Specials

  • Take advantage of our virtual exhibit hall offerings!

    June 24 WOCNCB 2021 Employer Recognition Award Winner Announced!

    June 24-26 Chance to WIN mobile flash card app & Certification Exam Fee(s)!

    • Daily mobile app winner
    • One Exam Fee Winner selected

    To enter download a resource or chat with us during virtual exhibit hall hours!


 Press Releases

  • Contact:

    Lisa Obradovic

    lobradovic@wocncb.org

    414-289-8721

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®) launches Employer Discount Program

    Employers purchase vouchers in bulk, saving $85 to $100 per specialty certification.

    Milwaukee(May 4, 2021) The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®) is pleased to announce the launch of the Employer Discount Voucher program for all WOCNCB certifications. This program provides employers small and large a solution to get more nurses certified and keep them certified while keeping costs down. The vouchers apply to initial certification and recertification.

    Positive Patient Impact

    “This pandemic has illuminated nurses’ critical role in health care; they are frontline providers caring for patients and our communities. WOCNCB® is very pleased to offer this program providing employers a way to save and support nurses continued clinical professional growth resulting in a higher level of board certified specialty nursing care to patients. This program benefits both small and large employers offering significant discounts for organizations purchasing as few as 3 vouchers at a time.” – Cindy Lemek, CAE, Executive Director, WOCNCB®.

    How Program Works:

    • Employers purchase vouchers directly from WOCNCB®, discounts are based on quantity ordered.
    • Employers distribute vouchers to nurses to use as payment for WOCNCB® application fees.
    • The vouchers are valid for initial, recertification and WOCNCB Professional Growth Portfolio (PGP) applications. 

    The Employer Discount Program is available for purchase here.

    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) and is considered The Gold Standard for Certification®. Accredited specialty nursing certification has become an important guidepost for healthcare facilities seeking Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

    About WOCNCB®

    A not-for-profit professional, international nursing organization certifying over 9,200 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 info@wocncb.org, or visit www.wocncb.org.

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 Products

  • WOCNCB EMPLOYER DISCOUNT VOUCHER PROGRAM
    The Discount 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® Employer Discount Voucher Program
    Get your nurses certified and keep them certified!
    The more you purchase, the more you save!

    Using the WOCNCB Employer Discount Voucher Program, employers can purchase vouchers in bulk & save $85-$100 per specialty!
    Vouchers may be used for:
    • Initial exams
    • Recertification exams
    • Professional Growth Portfolio (PGP)

    This keeps costs down and increases the number of WOCNCB® certified nurses.

    Learn more by stopping by our booth or visiting our website.

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