WOCNCB Recertification

Recertification is required every 5 years. All recertification efforts must be completed and approved prior to current credential expiration date. Only current certificants are eligible for recertification. You must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse. A copy of your current license must be submitted with your information.

WOCNCB defines the Continuing Competence required for recertification as continual learning and professional growth using current evidence-based practices in the area of wound, ostomy, continence, or foot patient care as a means to ensure effective job performance and patient safety.

Recertification of valid (non-lapsed) WOCNCB credentials can be completed 2 ways:

Note: Candidates with multiple specialties may select to PGP or Exam for each specialty. This is indicated at the time of portfolio submission and is considered "combination recertification".
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