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A wound ostomy-continence nurse (WOCNs) cares for patients who have active wounds or the potential to develop wounds. They also care for patients who have ostomies. Wounds may be surgical in nature or may be the result of skin breakdown, disease or injury. A wound ostomy nurse’s job is to make sure wounds don’t become infected and that they heal properly.