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WOCN Accredited Education Programs


WOC Nursing Education Programs (WOCNEPs) Accredited by the WOCN Society

Please contact individual programs directly for dates, types of structure(s), and costs.

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We understand that the closure of the Wicks program has left many students concerned regarding continuing their WOC nursing education. We encourage you to contact the other accredited WOCNEP programs to explore alternatives for completing your education.

Cleveland Clinic – R.B. Turnbull, Jr. MD WOC Nursing Education Program

9500 Euclid Avenue, HS1-500, Cleveland, OH 44195

Telephone: 216-444-5966
Fax: 216-445-6343

Program Director: Linda J. Stricker, MSN, RN, CWOCN
Medical Director: Jean Ashburn, MD
Program Assistant:
Barbara Hocevar, MSN, RN, CWOCN
Program Coordinator: Teresa Warnke

Rutgers University School of Nursing-Camden Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Education Program

215 North Third Street, Second Floor, Camden, NJ 08102-1405

Telephone: General School of Nursing: 856-225-6226; WOCNEP: 856-225-2318
General School of Nursing:; WOCNEP: OR (Tom Porvaznik, Program Administrative Assistant)

Program Director: Janice M. Beitz, PhD, RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCN, CRNP, APNC, MAPWCA, FAAN, ANEF, Professor of Nursing
Program Co-Director:
Jo Catanzaro, MSN, RN, CWOCN, Adjunct Professor
Program Faculty:
Kevin Emmons, DrNP, CWCN, APNC, DAPWCA, Clinical Assistant Professor

The Wound and Ostomy Education Program at The Valley Foundation School of Nursing, San José State University

One Washington Square, San José, CA 95192-0057

Telephone: 408-924-3134
Fax: 408-924-3135

Program Director: Vivian Wong, PhD, RN, CNS, CWON
Program Co-Director: Charlene Deo, MSN/Ed, RN, FNP, CWOCN

University of Washington Wound Management Education Program (UW WMEP)

Continuing Nursing Education, University of Washington, Box 359440, Seattle, WA 98195-9440

Telephone: 206-543-1047
Fax: 206-543-6953

Program Co-Directors: Renee Anderson, MSN, RN, CWON, and Betty Hanrahan, MSN, CNS, ARNP-BC, CWCN-AP, CWS, FACCWS, CFCN

webWOC Nursing Education Program

3033 Excelsior Boulevard, Suite 460,  Minneapolis, MN 55416

Telephone: 612-331-4601
Fax: 612-926-8075
Continuing Education Website:

Program Co-Directors: JoAnn Ermer-Seltun, MS, RN, ARNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN and Debra Netsch, DNP, CNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN
President: Bonnie Sue Rolstad, MS, RN, CWOCN
Faculty: Kathleen Borchert, MS, RN, CNS, ACNS-BS, CWOCN, CFCN; Sue Bruch, MSN, RN, ARNP, ACNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN; JoAnn Ermer-Seltun, MS, RN, ARNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN; Sheila Howes-Trammel, MSN, RN, CNP, FNP-BC, CWCN, CCCN, CFCN; Mary Mahoney, MSN, RN, CWON, CFCN; Debra Netsch, DNP, RN, CNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN; Bonnie Sue Rolstad, MS, RN, CWOCN

Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Education Center
Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

17 Executive Park Drive NE, Suite 650, Atlanta, GA 30329-2227

Telephone: 404-778-4067
Fax: 404-712-1290

Program Director: Rose Murphree, DNP, RN, CWOCN, CFCN
Instructors: Lori Borja, MSN, RN, NP-C, CWOCN, CFCN; Dorothy Doughty, MSN, RN, FAAN, CWOCN, CFCN; Lynette Franklin, MSN, APRN-BC, CWOCN-AP, CFCN; Jane Jaudon, MSN, RN, CCRN, CWOCN; Janet Ramundo, MSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCN

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The WOCN® Society is professionally managed by Association Headquarters, a charter accredited association management company.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.

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