Associations & Organizations

Associations founded to support wound care clinicians with on-going training, resources and CME credits.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) is a professional, international nursing society of more than 5,000 health care professionals who are experts in the care of patients with wound, ostomy and incontinence.

The WOCN® Society 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 incontinence.

Founded in 1978, the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB)® is a not-for-profit professional, international nursing organization certifying nearly 7,100 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.

Wounds Australia is the new national company to enhance the ability to act as Australia's peak body for wound management representation and consultation.