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I Deserve a WOC Nurse

If you or a loved one are suffering from a wound that won't heal, facing ostomy surgery, or having problems with incontinence…you deserve a wound, ostomy and continence nurse!

Annual Conference

WOCN 49th Annual Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah

May 19-23, 2017

Call for Member Spotlight Sessions

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Become A WOC Nurse


Learn more about the pathways to becoming a certified WOC nurse.

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Support Surface Algorithm

Important Update to WOCN Support Surface Algorithm

The WOCN® Society is pleased to announce an exciting update to its acclaimed support surface algorithm.

The research team behind the algorithm's development regrouped to create a product formulary table for the algorithm, allowing users to easily identify a variety of brand-name mattresses and overlays. The new table appears alongside the other embedded tables in the algorithm at the support surface selection stage. Try it now!



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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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's
Commission on Accreditation.

The WOCN Society was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.

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