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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.

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If you are interested in starting a WOCN-accredited WOCNEP please contact the WOCN Society's Website and Publications Editor Becky Dryden at to request the following materials:

Accreditation Manual Sections 1-8 (2015)
Accreditation Manual Section 9 - Appendix (2015)
Curriculum Blueprint for the WOCN Educational Programs (2014)
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Accreditation Manual Sections 1-8 (2017) Link Administration 12/28/2017
Accreditation Manual Sections 9-Appendix (2017) Link Administration 12/28/2017
Request: Curriculum Blueprint for WOCN Edu Program Link  more ] Administration 12/21/2015

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
APA Style Guide - References and Citations Link  more ] Administration 6/7/2017
Document Development Guidelines (2018) PDF (478.35 KB)  more ] Administration 4/19/2018
Document Submission Checklist (2018) DOCX (42.18 KB)  more ] Administration 4/19/2018
WOCN Document Development Presentation (2017) Link Administration 6/5/2017


Item Name Posted By Date Posted
A Quick Reference Guide for Managing FI (2013) Link  more ] Administration 3/28/2014
ANA CAUTI Prevention Tool Link  more ] Administration 12/8/2015
Care & Mgmt of Pts w/ Urinary Catheter: CRG (2016) Link  more ] Administration 11/2/2016
CAUTI - Additional Resources Link Administration 4/17/2015
IAD Best Practice Principles – 3M & Wounds Int'l Link  more ] Administration 6/23/2015
Reversible Causes of Acute/Transient UI (2016) Link  more ] Administration 8/24/2016
Role of WOC Nurse or Continence Care Nurse (2009) Link  more ] Administration 3/28/2014

OASIS Resources

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Guidance on OASIS-C2 Integumentary Items (2016) Link  more ] Administration 11/3/2016
OASIS Home Page on Link  more ] Administration 3/7/2014
Venous, Arterial, and Neuropathic LE Wounds (2017) Link  more ] Administration 10/11/2017


Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Urostomy Urine Sample Coll Instruction Card (2018) PDF (59.95 KB)  more ] Administration 11/14/2018
Catheterization Ileal or Colon Conduit Stoma(2018) PDF (160.91 KB)  more ] Administration 11/21/2018
Basic Ostomy Skin Care (2018) PDF (166.31 KB)  more ] Administration 11/6/2018
Bowel Prep for Patients with a Colostomy (2011) Link  more ] Administration 6/3/2014
Colostomy and Ileostomy Products and Tips (2013) Link  more ] Administration 4/4/2017
Convex Pouching Systems: Best Practice (2017) Link  more ] Administration 3/17/2017
Discharge Planning for Pt with New Ostomy (2014) Link  more ] Administration 3/17/2017
Pediatric Ostomy Care: Clinicians (2011) Link  more ] Administration 6/4/2014
Pediatric Ostomy Complications Best Practice(2016) Link  more ] Administration 7/20/2016
Peristomal Skin Complications: CRG (2016) Link  more ] Administration 12/6/2016
Proc Obtaining Urine Sample from Ostomy (2012)  Link  more ] Administration 6/3/2014
Stoma Complications Best Practice Clinicians(2014) Link  more ] Administration 1/13/2015
Stoma Site Marking Colostomy/Ileostomy (2014) Link  more ] Administration 1/13/2015
Stoma Site Marking Urostomy Surgery (2014) Link  more ] Administration 1/13/2015
Teen Chat: You & Your Ostomy (2013) Link  more ] Administration 6/3/2014
Urostomy Products and Tips: Best Practice (2014) Link  more ] Administration 4/4/2017

Other WOCN Documents

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Image Submission Form Link  more ] Administration 3/31/2014
Members-Only Forums: Rules and Conditions of Use PDF (48.6 KB)  more ] Administration 1/29/2018
Position Statement: WOCN® Registered Trademark Use PDF (106.63 KB)  more ] Administration 5/3/2018
WOCN Society Privacy Policy PDF (60.96 KB)  more ] Administration 5/16/2018
WOCN Society's Brand Standards (2014) Link  more ] Administration 9/18/2014

Outcomes Research

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
CAUTI Reduction Case Study (2013) Link  more ] Administration 11/14/2014
Employer-Focused Infographic (2014) Link  more ] Administration 9/23/2014
Outcome Research Article - Agency Level (2013) Link  more ] Administration 11/14/2014
Outcomes Research Article - Individual Pt (2013) Link  more ] Administration 11/14/2014
Outcomes Research Resources (2014) Link  more ] Administration 7/24/2014
Pressure Ulcer Reduction Case Study (2013) Link  more ] Administration 11/14/2014

Professional Practice

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
2016 WOC Nursing Salary & Productivity Survey Link  more ] Administration 10/19/2016
Entry Level WOC Nurse Education and Certification PDF (103.72 KB)  more ] Administration 5/3/2018
How WOC Nurse Fit into Palliative Care (2013) Link  more ] Administration 9/18/2014
Magnet Recognition & Role of the WOC Nurse (2012) Link  more ] Administration 9/8/2014
WOCN Business Plan Template Workbook (2011)  Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2014

Public Policy

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Advocacy and Grassroots Toolkit (2012) Link  more ] Administration 9/23/2014
Competitive Bidding and Ostomy Supplies (2018) PDF (98.39 KB)  more ] Administration 6/28/2018
Introduction-Reimbursement Fact Sheets (2011) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2014
Public Policy & Advocy Health Care Agenda (2012) Link  more ] Administration 1/26/2015
Position Paper Compression Stocking Coverage(2014) Link  more ] Administration 9/23/2014
Reimbursement APRN Services: A Fact Sheet (2011) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2014
Support of Medicare Coverage of Fistulas (2015) Link  more ] Administration 3/20/2017
Understanding Medicare Incident to Billing (2011) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2014

Scope and Standards

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Scope and Standards of WOC Practice, 2nd Edition  Link  more ] Administration 10/18/2018

WOCN Logo, Trademark Usage & Brand Standards

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WOCN Society Logo, Trademark Usage and Brand Standards
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
WOCN Society's Brand Standards (2014) Link  more ] Administration 11/17/2014
WOCN Registered Trademark Use Guidelines (2011) Link  more ] Administration 11/17/2014


Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Ankle Brachial Index Proc Interpretation Values PDF (95.06 KB)  more ] Administration 12/5/2017
Avoidable vs. Unavoidable Pressure Ulcer (2017) Link  more ] Administration 2/22/2017
Clean v. Sterile Dressing Technique: Mgmt (2011) Link  more ] Administration 9/8/2014
Methods of Wound Debridement: Best Practice (2015) Link  more ] Administration 2/4/2015
Photography Wound Documentation: Fact Sheet (2012) Link  more ] Administration 9/8/2014
Pressure Ulcer Evaluation: CRG (2016) Link  more ] Administration 3/16/2016
Venous, Arterial, and Neuropathic LE Wounds (2017) Link  more ] Administration 7/24/2018

Wound Treatment Associate (WTA)

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Role & Scope of Practice Wound Care Providers (17) Link  more ] Administration 4/21/2017
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