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WOC Nursing Education Programs (WOCNEPs) Accredited by the WOCN Society

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Cleveland Clinic – R.B. Turnbull, Jr. MD WOC Nursing Education Program

9500 Euclid Avenue, HS1-500, Cleveland, OH 44195

Telephone: 216-444-5966
Fax: 216-445-6343

Program Director: Linda J. Stricker, MSN, RN, CWOCN
Medical Director: Jean Ashburn, MD
Program Assistant:
Barbara Hocevar, MSN, RN, CWOCN
Program Coordinator: Teresa Warnke

Harrisburg Area Wound Care Specialty Program and WOC Nursing Education Program - Sponsored by Wicks Educational Associates, Inc.

6 Kacey Court, Suite 205, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Telephone: 717-697-3042
Fax: 717-697-3634

Director of Education: Lucy J. Wicks, MSN, RN, COCN
Program Director: Julie Phelps-Maloy, MS, ARNP, CWOCN

Rutgers University School of Nursing-Camden Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Education Program

215 North Third Street, Second Floor, Camden, NJ 08102-1405

Telephone: General School of Nursing: 856-225-6226; WOCNEP: 856-225-2318
General School of Nursing:; WOCNEP: OR (Tom Porvaznik, Program Administrative Assistant)

Program Director: Janice M. Beitz, PhD, RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCN, CRNP, APNC, MAPWCA, FAAN, ANEF, Professor of Nursing
Program Co-Director:
Jo Catanzaro, MSN, RN, CWOCN, Adjunct Professor
Program Faculty:
Kevin Emmons, DrNP, CWCN, APNC, DAPWCA, Clinical Assistant Professor

The Wound and Ostomy Education Program at The Valley Foundation School of Nursing, San José State University

One Washington Square, San José, CA 95192-0057

Telephone: 408-924-3134
Fax: 408-924-3135

Program Director: Vivian Wong, PhD, RN, CNS, CWON
Program Co-Director: Charlene Deo, MSN/Ed, RN, FNP, CWOCN

University of Washington Wound Management Education Program (UW WMEP)

Continuing Nursing Education, University of Washington, Box 359440, Seattle, WA 98195-9440

Telephone: 206-543-1047
Fax: 206-543-6953

Program Co-Directors: Renee Anderson, MSN, RN, CWON, and Betty Hanrahan, MSN, CNS, ARNP-BC, CWCN-AP, CWS, FACCWS, CFCN

webWOC Nursing Education Program

3033 Excelsior Boulevard, Suite 460,  Minneapolis, MN 55416

Telephone: 612-331-4601
Fax: 612-926-8075
Continuing Education Website:

Program Co-Directors: JoAnn Ermer-Seltun, MS, RN, ARNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN and Debra Netsch, DNP, CNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN
President: Bonnie Sue Rolstad, MS, RN, CWOCN
Faculty: Kathleen Borchert, MS, RN, CNS, ACNS-BS, CWOCN, CFCN; Sue Bruch, MSN, RN, ARNP, ACNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN; JoAnn Ermer-Seltun, MS, RN, ARNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN; Sheila Howes-Trammel, MSN, RN, CNP, FNP-BC, CWCN, CCCN, CFCN; Mary Mahoney, MSN, RN, CWON, CFCN; Debra Netsch, DNP, RN, CNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN; Bonnie Sue Rolstad, MS, RN, CWOCN

Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Education Center
Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

17 Executive Park Drive, NE, Suite 650, Atlanta, GA 30329-2227

Telephone: 404-778-4067
Fax: 404-712-1290

Program Director: Rose Murphree, DNP, RN, CWOCN, CFCN
Instructors: Lori Borja, MSN, RN, NP-C, CWOCN, CFCN; Dorothy Doughty, MSN, RN, FAAN, CWOCN, CFCN; Lynette Franklin, MSN, APRN-BC, CWOCN-AP, CFCN; Jane Jaudon, MSN, RN, CCRN, CWOCN; Janet Ramundo, MSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCN

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The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.