- Recognizes those who have met the
eligibility requirements for board certification.
- Identifies a standard of knowledge
essential for developing a comprehensive wound
- Advances cooperation and resource
exchange among the various disciplines and organizations
involved in the treatment of patients with chronic
- Encourages continued professional
growth and development of individuals and the
field of wound management.
- Establishes a code of ethics, responsibility
and high professional standards by all certified
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The AAWM shall grant Associate status to those
individuals who successfully pass the National
Board Certification Examination for Wound Management
Professionals or Associates. Such Associates shall
be referred to as "Certified Wound Care Associates™
of the AAWM" or Certified Wound Care Associate™
of the AAWM" and shall be entitled to use
the designation CWCA® after their name.
The CWCA® Exam is open to those who have
three years experience-associate degree nurses,
LPNs, LVNs, PTA, RDs, all certified healthcare
assistants, sales and marketing professionals,
healthcare administrators, and research professionals.
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AAWM Board Certification by
The CWCA® exam is held twice a year in February
and August. Learn
more about upcoming exam dates.
Multidisiciplinary questions cover: General Knowledge,
Anatomy, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Physiology,
Therapeutics and Psychosocial topics. See each
candidate handbook for extensive outline.
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