The WOCN Society is a professional nursing society, which supports its members by promoting educational, clinical, and research opportunities to advance the practice and guide the delivery of expert health care to individuals with wounds, ostomies and continence concerns.
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.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.
Joint Conference Website is Now Live
Interested in learning more about the 2016 Joint Conference?
Visit www.wocnconference.com for everything you'll need to know to join us in Montreal next June! Find information about housing, travel, networking and more.
Be sure to check back regularly for updated information.
Share Your Story
Do you know a patient with a remarkable story about the care they received from a WOC nurse? Are you a nurse who would like to showcase outstanding outcomes or a personal experience with a patient suffering from a wound, ostomy or incontinence? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll help share your story.
*By submitting your story, you authorize the use of reproductions for any purpose including, but not limited to, educational and other public media as may be deemed appropriate by the WOCN Society*
Public Policy Update
Recently there have been three proposed public policy updates. The WOCN Society has responded to these policy updates. Click below to read the Society's responses:
The WOCN Society offers many valuable benefits to our members. One of these benefits is the online forum.
Have you ever had a question about WOC nursing that you simply cannot find the answer to? This is where the Members-only Forums come in! You can immediately tap into a wealth of knowledge of your peers to get insight on anything related to WOC nursing. You can find the following forums under the Membership Tab on the WOCN Website: Wound, Ostomy, Continence, Professional Practice, Communities of Practice (includes Pediatrics and Foot and Nail), WTA and Public Policy.
Be sure to take advantage of this great member benefit today!
Website Tutorial: How to Access the Member-Only Forums
The WOCN Society has created a video series designed to help you get the most out of our website. Click here to view a tutorial focused on helping you get the most out of our Members-only Forum.