Due to the ongoing pandemic, WOCNCB staff are working remotely to practice social distancing. The best way to reach us is by emailing info@wocncb.org.

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Live Remote Proctoring for WOCNCB exams is being offered temporarily   

For more than 40 years, more than 9,300 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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Disaster Relief from WOCNCB
For a number of years the WOCNCB has reached out to its certificants in need with a helping hand. We know that our members are sometimes dealing with the consequences of either personal or natural disasters.
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ABSNC Grants Reaccreditation to WOCNCB
The Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) announced it has granted reaccreditation to the WOCNCB for CWOCN, CWCN, COCN, CCCN and CWON.
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New Educational Pathway to the WTA-C
The Skin and Wound Associate (SWA) program offered by WEB WOC is now accepted for the educational pathway to eligibility for the WTA-C certification exam.
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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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