The Code of Ethics of the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy® serves as a guide of conduct for all WCC®, DWC®, OMS, NWCC™, AWCC, and LLE® practitioners. Their fundamental objectives are to enhance overall quality of life, dignity, and well-being of every individual needing skin and wound management services, and the treatment of wounds based upon each individual assessment.
WCC®, DWC®, OMS, NWCC™, AWCC, and LLE® practitioners have an obligation to act in ways that will merit the trust, confidence, and respect of healthcare professionals and the general public. Therefore, WCC®, DWC®, OMS, NWCC™, AWCC, and LLE® practitioners should embrace an exemplary system of professional values and ethics.
“As a WCC®, DWC®, OMS, NWCC™, AWCC, and LLE®, practitioner, I shall, within the scope of my authority”: