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Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB)

Founded in 1978, the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®) is an accredited, not-for-profit corporation that certifies registered nurses around the world, who are specialists in the field of wound, ostomy, continence and foot care.

The WOCNCB promotes the highest standard of consumer care and safety by providing credentialing in the areas of wound, ostomy, continence and foot care nursing.

The WOCNCB endorses the concept of voluntary, periodic certification. WOCNCB certification focuses specifically on the individual and is an indication of current knowledge in a specialized area of nursing practice. Certification provides formal recognition of wound, ostomy or continence (WOC) and foot care nursing knowledge.