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June, 2018
WOCNCB® Announces 2018 Employer Recognition Award to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
2018 WOCNCB® Employer Recognition Award Winner is Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH) Recognized for Unyielding Support for Professional CWOCN Certification

November, 2017
WOCNCB® Board of Directors endorses the United Ostomy Associations of America's Ostomy and Continent Diversion Patient Bill of Rights

May, 2017
WOCNCB® Announces 2017 Employer Recognition Award to Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
WOCNCB® Employer Recognition Award Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Recognized for Unyielding Support for Professional Certifications.

June, 2016
ABSNC Grants Reaccreditation to the WOCNCB®
The Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification, Inc.  (ABSNC) announced it has granted reaccreditation to the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board for the CWOCN®, CWCN®, COCN®, CCCN® and CWON® credentials.

May, 2016
WOCNCB Announces 2016 Employer Recognition Award & New Wound Treatment Associate Certification (WTA-C).
WOCNCB® to exhibit at the 2016 WOCN® Society & CAET Joint Conference, Announcing 2016 Employer Recognition Award & New Wound Treatment Associate Certification (WTA-C).

January, 2012
WOCNCB Announces 2012 Board of Directors
Members represent highest level of leadership ability and commitment to patient safety

December, 2011
WOCNCB Certification Programs Accredited by National Commission for Certifying Agencies
Prestigious accreditation is nationally recognized mark of excellence

November, 2011
WOCNCB Honors U.S. Veterans, Offers Certification Opportunities
"Heroes Helping Heroes" program spurred by national unemployment figures

November, 2011
WOCNCB President-Elect Appears on National Panel
Donna L. Thompson, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, CCCN invited to address 3rd Annual Conference of the Federal Interdisciplinary Skin Integrity Group in San Antonio

October, 2011
2011 Election Results
Four WOCNCB certified nurses to begin board service January 2012

August, 2011
WOCNCB Certified Nurses Receive Awards
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board WOCNCB® is pleased to congratulate four certificants who received awards at the 2011 43rd Annual WOCN Conference in New Orleans.

July, 2011
WOCNCB Sponsors Third Annual Evidence-based Practice Resource
As part of its ongoing mission to promote the highest standard of consumer care and safety in the areas of wound, ostomy, continence and foot care nursing, the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®) is pleased to announce the publication of the Review of the 2010 Evidence for WOC and Foot Care Nursing Practice.

June, 2011
Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board Honors Duke Raleigh Hospital
The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB) announced that Duke Raleigh Hospital, Raleigh, NC, is the recipient of the 2011 WOCNCB Employer Recognition Award.

June, 2011
Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board Congratulates 2011 Certification Grant Winners
2011The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board® (WOCNCB ®) is pleased to congratulate its 2011 Certification Grant winners

June, 2011
WOCNCB Certified Wound Care Nurse Receives APWCA Award
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®) congratulates Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWCN, APN-CCNS, FAAN DAPWCA on receiving the 2011 Outstanding Education Achievement Award from the American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA).

April, 2011
WOCNCB Certified Continence Care Nurse Named NAFC Continence Care Champion
Tamara Dickinson, RN, CRN, CCCN, BCB-PMD, receives Rodney Appell Continence Care Champion Award

April, 2011
WOCNCB, Nurse Practitioner Mark Milestone
Trailblazer Teresa Russell Renews Commitment to Excellence

April, 2011
WOCNCB Foot Care Credential Approved for VA, Department of Defense Program
The WOCNCB's Certified Foot Care Nurse certification is the fifth WOCNCB credential to be added to the list of recommend certifications for a Department of Veterans Affairs’ national certification program.

February, 2011
WOCNCB Certification Programs Reaccredited by ABSNC
The Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) has reaccredited the CWOCN®, CWCN®, COCN®, and CCCN® certification programs and has granted initial accreditation of the CWON® program.

February, 2011
WOCNCB Congratulates Executive Director, Inc.
WOCNCB's management firm, Executive Director, Inc, was recognized by the Hunger Task Force for a contribution of over $13,000 to fight hunger in the Milwaukee area.

February, 2011
WOCNCB Announces Scholarship Winner
Linda Droste awarded Nurse In Washington Internship Scholarship

January, 2011
WOCNCB Announces 2011 Board of Directors
The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board proudly announces the Board of Directors serving the organization in 2011.

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