Certification Statistics

National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy® (NAWCO) is dedicated to the advancement and promotion of excellence in the delivery of wound care and ostomy to the consumer through credentialing proficiency of health care practitioners. The following statistics reflect the pass rates for the most recent four-year period for multi-disciplinary clinicians that have taken the Wound Care Certified (WCC) examination.

Year# of CandidatesPass RateTotal Annual*Aggregate
2015200288%176211492
2016224286%192913385
2017200285%170915107
2018247876%188816608

 

Aggregate based upon new certifications and reinstatement of lapsed credentials