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 Candidates Pass Rate Total Annual *Aggregate
2023 1895 72% 1365 19762


Aggregate based upon new certifications and reinstatement of lapsed credentials