For more than 30 years, nearly 6,700 dedicated nurses have chosen to certify in wound, ostomy, continence and foot care nursing through the WOCNCB. Certification provides validation of specialized knowledge, skills and expertise of an experienced nurse. The WOCNCB adheres to strict standards of quality and is a nationally certified organization. The WOCNCB's certifications meet the accreditation standards of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC). The WOCNCB certification protects the public from unsafe and incompetent providers, provides consumers more options when choosing health care providers, and distinguishes the healthcare facility and administrators by providing expertise in wound, ostomy, incontinence and foot care.
The following checklist meets the certification criteria for the WOCNCB. Take a moment to evaluate the value of your certification by answering the following questions:
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