Completion of the Program

Completion Requirements

Students are required to achieve a final score of at least 80% on the didactic component (with at least 80% in the midterm and final exams) and a passing credit in the clinical portion (10 case studies and satisfactory clinical performance) to complete the Program. 

If students are taking only one course, they will be eligible to receive five units of academic credits. If they are taking at least two courses (within three semesters), they will be eligible to receive an advanced academic certificate.

Board Certifications

For wound and ostomy courses, the student will be eligible to take the Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Society (WOCN) Certification Board exam. For students with a masters degree in nursing, may consider taking the AP-WOCN certification exam in the corresponding specialty.

For foot and nail courses, students may take the (WOCN) Certification Board exam in foot and nail care to become Certified Foot Care Nurses (CFCN). Graduates may also take the Certified Foot Care Specialist (CFCS) competency exam offered by the American Foot Care Nurses Association and become Certified Foot Care Specialist (CFCS).