The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board is a professional, non-profit, 501 (c) (6) organization dedicated to providi...
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board is a professional, non-profit, 501 (c) (6) organization dedicated to providing consumer safety and protection by offering credentialing in the areas of wound, ostomy, continence and foot care nursing to registered nurses who meet WOCNCB's stringent qualifications and pass its certification examination. WOCNCB-certified nurses provide quality care to patients in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare. The WOCNCB has certified more than 6,000 registered nurses worldwide. The WOCNCB's wound, ostomy and continence certifications are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies and the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification, formerly the accreditation committee of the American Board of Specialty Nursing (ABNS).