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WOCN Document Library

Knowledge is power and the WOCN Society takes pride in knowing its members have access to the best educational resources in the field. Information contained in the WOCN Public Library has been developed and researched by leaders in the field of WOC care and often undergo an extensive content validation process to secure best practice standards.

Society members have access to additional publications offered as a member benefit. To access these documents, you will be required to log in to your Member Center profile.


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If you are interested in starting a WOCN-accredited WOCNEP please contact the WOCN Society's Continuing Education Program Manager Emily O'Connor at to request the following materials:

Accreditation Manual Sections 1-8 (2017)
Accreditation Manual Sections 9-Appendix (2017)
Curriculum Blueprint for WOCN Edu Program
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Accreditation Manual Sections 9-Appendix (2017) Link Administration 10/9/2019
Accreditation Manual Sections 1-8 (2017) Link Administration 10/9/2019
Request: Curriculum Blueprint for WOCN Edu Program Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019

Committee/Task Force Information

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This section of the Member Library is dedicated to all WOCN committee and task force members.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Document Submission Checklist Link  more ] Administration 11/6/2019


Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Role of the WOC Nurse in Continence Care (2018) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
A Quick Reference Guide for Managing FI (2013) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
CAUTI - Additional Resources Link Administration 10/9/2019
Reversible Causes of Acute/Transient UI (2016) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Care & Mgmt of Pts w/ Urinary Catheter: CRG (2016) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019

OASIS Resources

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Guidance on OASIS-D Integumentary Items (2019)  Link  more ] Administration 11/6/2019
OASIS User Manuals page on Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
OASIS Data Sets page on Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Venous, Arterial, and Neuropathic LE Wounds (2019) Link  more ] Administration 2/27/2020


Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Catheterization Ileal or Colon Conduit Stoma(2018) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Urostomy Urine Sample Coll Instruction Card (2018) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Basic Ostomy Skin Care (2018) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Teen Chat: You & Your Ostomy (2013) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Bowel Prep for Patients with a Colostomy (2011) Link  more ] Administration 5/7/2020
Pediatric Ostomy Care: Clinicians (2011) Link  more ] Administration 5/7/2020
Stoma Complications Best Practice Clinicians(2014) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Stoma Site Marking Urostomy Surgery (2014) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Stoma Site Marking Colostomy/Ileostomy (2014) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Pediatric Ostomy Complications Best Practice(2016) Link  more ] Administration 5/7/2020
Peristomal Skin Complications: CRG (2016) Link  more ] Administration 5/7/2020
Discharge Planning for Pt with New Ostomy (2014) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Convex Pouching Systems: Best Practice (2017) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Urostomy Products and Tips: Best Practice (2014) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Colostomy and Ileostomy Products and Tips (2013) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019

Other WOCN Documents

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Members-Only Forums: Rules and Conditions of Use Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Policy and Procedure Manual Link  more ] Administration 1/20/2020
Image Submission Form Link  more ] Administration 10/10/2019

Outcomes Research

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Employer-Focused Infographic (2014) Link  more ] Administration 10/16/2019
Pressure Ulcer Reduction Case Study (2013) Link  more ] Administration 10/16/2019
Outcomes Research Article - Individual Pt (2013) Link  more ] Administration 10/16/2019
CAUTI Reduction Case Study (2013) Link  more ] Administration 10/16/2019
Outcome Research Article - Agency Level (2013) Link  more ] Administration 10/16/2019

Professional Practice

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Entry Level WOC Nurse Education and Certification  Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Magnet Recognition & Role of the WOC Nurse (2012) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
How WOC Nurse Fit into Palliative Care (2013) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
2016 WOC Nursing Salary & Productivity Survey Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019

Public Policy

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Competitive Bidding and Ostomy Supplies (2018) Link  more ] Administration 11/6/2019
Medicare Part B “Incident To” Services Policy(2018 Link  more ] Administration 5/7/2020
Position Paper Compression Stocking Coverage(2014) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Public Policy & Advocacy Health Care Agenda (2012) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Support of Medicare Coverage of Fistulas (2015) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Reimbursement Opportunities for WOC Nursing(2019) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019

Scope and Standards

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Scope and Standards of WOC Practice, 2nd Edition  Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019

WOCN Logo, Trademark Usage & Brand Standards

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WOCN Society Logo, Trademark Usage and Brand Standards
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Position Statement: WOCN Registered Trademark Use Link  more ] Administration 11/6/2019


Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Ankle Brachial Index Procedure and Interpretation  Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Clean v. Sterile Dressing Technique: Mgmt (2011) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Methods of Wound Debridement: Best Practice (2015) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Pressure Ulcer Evaluation: CRG (2016) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Photography Wound Documentation: Fact Sheet (2012) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Avoidable vs. Unavoidable Pressure Ulcer (2017) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
Venous, Arterial, and Neuropathic LE Wounds (2019) Link  more ] Administration 11/15/2019

Wound Treatment Associate (WTA)

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Role & Scope of Practice Wound Care Providers (17) Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019
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