For more than 45 years, more than 10,000 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
Streamlined PGP points categories in 2024. NEW PRACTICE HOURS category.
The new PGP portfolio recertification requirements make more nurses eligible to recertify without taking an exam!

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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 certificants are sometimes dealing with the consequences of either personal or natural disasters.
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Certified Nurses Make a Difference PSA!
Celebrate Certified Nurses Day is March 19th! Download signs to promote being WOCNCB Certified & share Certified Nurses Make a Difference PSA Certified
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Congratulations to NCH Healthcare System - Naples, Florida!
NCH Healthcare System is the 2024 WOCNCB Employer Recognition Award Winner! 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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ABSNC Grants accreditation for CFCN®!
The Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) announced it has granted accreditation for the WOCNCB Certified Foot Care Nurse (CFCN®) credential certification program.
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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 Apps!


The app provides detailed result tracking and quiz builders.

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