How to Prepare

Preparing for Examinations

In compliance with National Accrediting Standards, the ABWM does not provide review materials for the Certification Examination. It is the responsibility of the candidate to prepare by any means they feel are appropriate. Below are resources previous candidates have used to prepare for the certification exam.

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Study Guides

The ABWM Foundation Home Study Preparation Guides are to be used for the purpose of self-assessment by those preparing to take the board certification examinations offered by the American Board of Wound Management, or otherwise wanting to refresh their medical knowledge and skills.

They are intended for educational purposes only to assist you in identifying areas of relative strength and weakness in the content areas that are assessed by the ABWM Board Certification Examinations.

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Flash Cards

The ABWM Foundation Wound Certification Prep – In A Flash flashcard study systems are to be used for the purpose of self-assessment by those preparing to take the board certification examinations offered by the American Board of Wound Management, or otherwise wanting to refresh their medical knowledge and skills.

They are intended for educational purposes only to assist you in identifying areas of relative strength and weakness in the content areas that are assessed by the ABWM Board Certification Examinations.

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Courses

The Wound Certification Prep Course (WCPC) is an intensive two-day wound certification prep course for clinicians interested in either preparing for the wound certification board examinations, becoming re-certified, or gaining a better understanding of wound care. It is the only recommended review course by the ABWM Foundation and is a tool to assist you in preparation for Certified Wound Care Associate® (CWCA®), Certified Wound Specialist® (CWS®), and Certified Wound Specialist Physician® (CWSP®) certifications.

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Practice Exams

Take the CWCA®, CWS® or CWSP® Practice Exam to gauge your familiarity with the content areas of each examination, experience taking a computerized exam, review example content, and learn more about the question format, style, and level of difficulty.

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