WOCNCB to create certification category for wound treatment associates
MT. LAUREL, N.J. – May 11, 2015 – The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) applauds the decision the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®) has made the decision to create a certification category for wound treatment associates. The purpose of the wound treatment associate (WTA®) certification is to identify non-specialty nurses who have obtained the knowledge and skills necessary for competent practice as an associate in wound care. The Society's WTA Program, developed in response to the growing demand for trained wound care providers, will play an integral part in the WTA certification process when it launches this fall.