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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 1-8 (2017) Link Administration 9/9/2020
Accreditation Manual Sections 9-Appendix (2017) Link Administration 9/9/2020
Request: Curriculum Blueprint for WOCN Edu Program Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020


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This section of the Member Library is dedicated to all WOCN committee and task force members.
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Document Submission Checklist Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020


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Role of the WOC Nurse in Continence Care (2018) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Care & Mgmt of Pts w/ Urinary Catheter: CRG (2016) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Reversible Causes of Acute/Transient UI (2016) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
CAUTI - Additional Resources Link Administration 9/9/2020
A Quick Reference Guide for Managing FI (2013) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020


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


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


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


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Outcome Research Article - Agency Level (2013) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
CAUTI Reduction Case Study (2013) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Outcomes Research Article - Individual Pt (2013) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Pressure Ulcer Reduction Case Study (2013) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Employer-Focused Infographic (2014) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020


Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Entry Level WOC Nurse Education and Certification  Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
2016 WOC Nursing Salary & Productivity Survey Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
How WOC Nurse Fit into Palliative Care (2013) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Magnet Recognition & Role of the WOC Nurse (2012) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020


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


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Scope and Standards of WOC Practice, 2nd Edition  Link  more ] Administration 10/9/2019


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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


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Venous, Arterial, and Neuropathic LE Wounds (2019) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Ankle Brachial Index Procedure and Interpretation  Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Photography Wound Documentation: Fact Sheet (2012) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Avoidable vs. Unavoidable Pressure Ulcer (2017) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Pressure Ulcer Evaluation: CRG (2016) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Methods of Wound Debridement: Best Practice (2015) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020
Clean v. Sterile Dressing Technique: Mgmt (2011) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020


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Role & Scope of Practice Wound Care Providers (17) Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2020

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