Special Announcements

Welcome VA and DoD Nurses!

We recognize your commitment to provide the best care to our military, veterans, their family members and survivors. In honor of your commitment, the WOCNCB is offering you a 30% fee reduction for your initial wound, ostomy, continence, or foot care examination(s). That's a savings of more than $100 on WOCNCB exams.

Here's what you need to do to take advantage of this special discount.


Check your eligibility for WOCNCB Certification.

Download the Exam handbook, and if you qualify, complete the online application.

You'll save more than $100 in a rebate for certification fees. Click this "Fees" button to review the most current exam fees.

Apply online and mail your coupon to:

555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Fax: 414.276.2146

Once your application is approved, you can schedule your exam(s) with CASTLE.

The WOCNCB office staff is also available to answer your questions. Contact us at 1-888-496-2622 or e-mail to info@wocncb.org.

Last updated: February 17, 2014

WOCNCB Heroes Helping Heroes Program

For U.S. Military Veterans

Heroes Helping Heroes

As members of a unique specialty field of healthcare, wound, ostomy and continence nurses perform heroic acts every day, but our service cannot compare with the service provided to our country by members of our armed forces.

The WOCNCB is proud to support the veterans of the U.S. armed forces by offering certification exam fee discounts to qualified U.S. military veterans, extraordinary heroes willing to give so much for others.

The program provides a 30% fee reduction for first-time wound, ostomy, continence or foot care certification examinations. Depending upon the number of examinations you apply you can save more than $100.

To apply for the discount you must

Thank you for your service!

Last updated: February 17, 2014

Disaster Relief from WOCNCB

If you were impacted by the recent hurricanes, or other personal or natural disaster and you are due to recertify, we are here to help. We understand that recovering from a natural disaster can take days to months or longer, with immediate needs being addressed first. If you are unable to recertify due to these natural disasters, we can extend your certification expiration date. If you need to replace your WOCNCB® certificate, we will be happy to send a new certificate to you. In addition, through our Benevolence Fund, we may be able to assist with meeting exam or PGP fees.

Please reach out to us when you are able at info@wocncb.org or 1-888-496-2622.  

Your WOCNCB® is here for you. We welcome the opportunity to help you so that you, in turn, can continue to help others.

Last updated: May 11, 2023

Please honor our 30 year Certificants

Last updated: February 20, 2020

Scantron monitoring & responding to impact COVID-19 is having on WOCNCB testing operations.

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/.

Last updated: April 23, 2022

New online CFCN Preceptor directory!

Last updated: September 1, 2019

Call for Nominations 2024 WOCNCB Board of Directors

Last updated: January 6, 2023

UOAA's Ostomy & Continent Patient Bill of Rights endorsed by WOCNCB®

Last updated: May 11, 2021

Certified Nurses Make a Difference PSA!

Certified Nurses Day

Certified Nurses Day is an annual tribute to certified nursing professionals, highlighting their dedication to healthcare excellence. Certification affirms advanced knowledge, skill, and practice to meet the challenges of modern nursing.

Every March 19, employers, certification boards, education facilities, and healthcare providers celebrate and publicly acknowledge nurses who care enough to earn and maintain the highest credentials in their specialty. Certified nurses are champions of excellence, embodying a commitment to quality care and lifelong learning.

Download signs to promote being WOCNCB Certified and plan to celebrate yourself this day! Share photos on social media #wocncb #certification #CertifiedNursesDay. Or email your photos to info@wocncb.org for us to share.

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Certified Nurses Make a Difference PSA!

WOCNCB is proud to be a part of the Certified Nurses Make a Difference TV Public. Service Campaign from National Certification Corporation (NCC). This PSA helps patients and families understand that certified nurses can provide information, support, and guidance for them as they navigate the health care system through every stage of their life.

Last updated: February 6, 2023

Streamlined PGP points categories in 2024. NEW PRACTICE HOURS category.

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Last updated: May 31, 2023

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