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Certification Partnership with WOCNCB

NOVA and the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board has formed a partnership to offer NOVA members a 30% discount on your initial wound, ostomy, continence, or foot care examination.  Please click here and review more details.

Founded in 1978, the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB) is a not-for-profit professional, international nursing organization, certifying nearly 7,400 registered nurses who are specialists in the field of wound, ostomy, continence and foot care. WOCNCB has Board Certified nurses in Canada, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia.

WOCNB has also recently added a new offering, the Wound Treatment Associate Certification (WTA-C) to meet the growing need for skilled wound care providers, and to enhance nurses' ability to provide optimal care for patients with acute and chronic wounds.


Attention VA Nurses!
The WOCNCB® recognizes the commitment of Veterans and VA and DoD nurses. WOCNCB offers a 30% fee rebate for first-time wound, ostomy, continence and/or foot care exam certification fees.


Wound Treatment Associate-Certified (WTA-C)

The WTA-C® was developed to meet the growing need for certified wound treatment nurses LPN/LVN or RN to provide patient monitoring, pressure ulcer prevention and basic wound management.