“Offered by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), the certification credential is part of a respected national certification program. The program is developed by Canadian nurses for Canadian nurses.”
The certification credential WOCC(C) or Wound, Ostomy and Continence Certified (Canada), is an important indicator to patients, employers, the public and professional licensing bodies that the certified nurse is qualified, competent and current in a nursing specialty/area of nursing practice. Certified nurses have met rigorous requirements to achieve this expert credential.
CARE TO BE THE BEST
The first certification exam, offered in 1991, was in neuroscience nursing. Today, more than 16,000 nurses are CNA certified (see breakdown by specialty and province/territory).
Certified nurses are…
Recognized nationally for their practice excellence and commitment to lifelong learning
Valued by employers, because their certification demonstrates specialized knowledge and brings many benefits to organizations
Viewed as having enhanced professional credibility
See more at: https://www.cna-aiic.ca/en/certification
WHAT IS CERTIFICATION?
CNA certification is a nationally recognized nursing specialty credential for nurses.