Employer Recognition Award

The WOCNCB Employer Recognition Award is awarded annually to honor an organization that has demonstrated exemplary support of the certification process in WOC nursing.

Awards and Grants

The WOCNCB's Awards Program supports the mission to:

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

The award includes the following:

  • Award plaque presented to a representative of the winning organization at the WOCN® Society Annual Conference.
  • Announcement of winning organization on the WOCNCB website.
  • A press release sent to WOCNCB media contacts, and a press release to be used by the organization.

Applications are due no later than February 18th.

Click here to learn how to nominate your outstanding employer.

2019 Employer Recognition Award Winner

Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware

Congratulations to the 2019 Employer Recognition Award winner Christiana Care Health System located in Newark, Delaware. The award was presented during the WOCNext 2019 Annual Conference to members of the Christiana Care Health System staff. Pictured below are staff present to receive the award: Lois Dixon MSN, APRN, AGNP-C, RN-BC, CWOCN – Wound, Ostomy, & Continence Nursing Clinical Leader and Jennifer Murr MSN, RN, CWCN, COCN, CCCN.

Pictured below is entire Christiana Care Health System CWOCN® Team

From right to left: Jennifer Murr MSN, RN, CWCN, COCN, CCCN, Elizabeth Donovan MSN, RN, CWOCN, Lois Dixon MSN, APRN, AGNP-C, RN-BC, CWOCN – Wound, Ostomy, & Continence Nursing Clinical Leader, Erica Harrell-Tompkins MSN, RN, CWON, CCCN, Lindsay McGrath MSN, RN, CWOCN, Kristine Woodworth MSN, RN-BC, CWOCN, Tamara Schoell BS, BSN, RN, CWOCN and Amanda De Rocili MSN, RN-BC, CWCN, COCN, CCCN.

Click here to read the winning 2019 nomination essay.

Past WOCNCB® Employer Recognition Award Winners

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
Charleston, SC

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Boone, NC

Floyd Medical Center
Rome, GA

VNA Care Network and Hospice
Denvers, MA

Clarinda Regional Health Center
Clarinda, Iowa

Community Memorial Healthcenter
South Hill, Virginia

Duke Raleigh Hospital
Raleigh, North Carolina

Iowa Health Home Care
Clive, Iowa

JA Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center
Tampa, Florida

The Valley Hospital
Ridgewood, New Jersey

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