Due to a stay at home order in the State of Wisconsin, our office is closed, and staff are working remotely. The best way to reach us is by emailing info@wocncb.org.

In light of measures being taken to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, WOCNCB will be extending certification expiration dates to accommodate our certificants and applicants.

For more than 40 years, more than 8,600 dedicated nurses have chosen to certify in wound, ostomy, continence and foot care nursing through the WOCNCB.


The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board encourages you to keep them active because of the value they bring to you.

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Special Announcements
Due to the COVID-19 situation, many testing sites are temporarily closed.
We will be extending certification expiration dates and the window to take exams as needed to accommodate these delays. More information will be posted and emailed out as soon as it is available.
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Scantron monitoring & responding to impact COVID-19 is having on WOCNCB testing operations.
Scantron will update site closures and assist candidates who require rescheduling on a daily basis. All updates posted at https://www.scantron.com/site-closures-delays/.
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Please honor our 30 year Certificants
Congratulations to these WOCNCB® Certified for hitting the 30-Year Continuous Certification Mark in 2020! They join the ranks of individuals who hit the mark previously. To view the list of previously WOCNCB® 30-year continuous certifications since 2013
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Congratulations to St. Charles Health System of Bend, OR!
St. Charles is the 2020 WOCNCB Employer Recognition Award! This award demonstrates exemplary support of the certification process in WOC nursing and supports our mission to promote the highest standard of consumer care and safety.
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New WTA-C Experiential Pathway!
Now LPN/LVN or RNs can use wound care experience towards eligibility for the WTA-C® Exam! The WTA-C® 5 year certification is $250.00. Become Certified!
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Certification eNews
Read the latest issue of the Certification eNews.
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Mobile App Now Available!

Be Better Prepared to Pass the Wound, Ostomy, Continence and Foot Care Exams – Study with the Official WOCNCB® Mobile App & Flash Card sets!


The app provides detailed result tracking and quiz builders. Printed flash card sets available.

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