CWCA®

Certified Wound Care Associate®

-The Certified Wound Care Associate® (CWCA®) board certification demonstrates a distinct and specialized knowledge in wound management, thereby promoting quality of care for persons with wounds.
-For Associate degree LPNs, LVNs, PTAs, all certified healthcare assistants, healthcare administrators, dietitians, sales and marketing professionals and academic researchers.

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CWS®

Certified Wound Specialist®

-The Certified Wound Specialist (CWS®) board certification is a formal recognition of a master level knowledge and specialty practice in wound management.
-For Licensed DOs, DPMs, MDs, NPs, DVMs, PAs, PTs, OTs, PharmDs, RDs or RNs.

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CWSP®

Certified Wound Specialist Physician®

-The American Board of Wound Management (ABWM) offers a wound care certification specifically developed for physicians (MD's, DO's and DPM's).
-For licensed MDs, DOs and DPMs.

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The American Board of Wound Management

The American Board of Wound Management (ABWM), is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization established for the purpose of credentialing multi-disciplinary professionals in the field of wound management.

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ABWM staff are currently working remotely, please anticipate some delays in email and phone response times.

We are currently accepting applications for our CWCA®, CWS® and CWSP® exams. To avoid delays in application receipt and processing, please send applications via regular mail, Fedex or UPS. We are not accepting certified mail at this time.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing measures, Pearson VUE testing centers are operating at reduced capacity, which may limit scheduling availability at some locations. Find out more at https://home.pearsonvue.com/coronavirus-update

Email info@abwmcertified or call 202-457-8408 with any questions or concerns.

ABWM will no longer be accepting paper applications from July 1st, 2021. Any applications received after this date must be postmarked by July 1st. Please apply online using the appropriate link on the How to Apply page.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing measures, Pearson VUE testing centers are operating at reduced capacity, which may limit scheduling availability at some locations. Find out more at https://home.pearsonvue.com/coronavirus-update

Email info@abwmcertified or call 202-457-8408 with any questions or concerns.