NAWCO x WOW 2023

Wild On Wounds 2023

This year’s 17th annual Wild On Wounds (WOW) event is brought to you by the Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) and, part of the parent company Relias’ family of brands. The conference will take place from September 13–16 in Hollywood, Florida.


As the third largest wound care conference in the nation, WOW is focused on advancing the healthcare workforce with impactful, innovative, hands-on wound care education built by and for clinicians.  

Clinicians come from all over the U.S. to network and participate in our hands-on workshops and learn new, advanced wound care treatments and technologies to better care for their patients. Attendees include nurses, physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, and other healthcare professionals from any care setting interested in advancing their wound care expertise. 

WOW is your place to gather with other dedicated caregivers and professionals who share a passion for improving outcomes in the lives of the people you care for every day. This four-day event will provide attendees with the opportunity to:


  • Receive practical expertise you can use today.

  • Increase your skills and understanding of current wound care trends.

  • Network with practicing wound care clinicians. 

  • Earn continuing education (CE) credit while attending the conference. 


WOW offers innovative, interactive, and informative sessions, including simulation workshops, live product demonstrations, and a new pre-conference track with an entire day of legal sessions. Also new this year is a virtual poster hall featuring the latest in clinical research, clinical practice outcomes, evidence-based interventions, new technology, management of complex wounds, and more. 

Conference attendees also can choose from dozens of educational sessions and earn up to 25 contact hours for CE credits. Notable sessions include:

  • Lotions and Potions: The What, When, and Why

  • That’s a Wrap! A Look at Lymphedema Management and Hands-On Wrapping

  • Nutrition and Wound Care: Science and Snake Oil

  • Next Gen Wound Hygiene: Clean It Like You Really Mean It

  • The Unicorns of Wound Care (Atypical wounds)

  • Adjunctive Treatment Modalities

  • Outpatient Burn Management

  • Letting Go of Wet to Dry Dressings


WOW offers a place for you and other devoted caregivers who share a passion for improving outcomes in the lives of your patients to grow, network, learn, and explore all that wound care has to offer. In addition to the benefits listed above, attendees will also receive a one-year unlimited CE standard subscription to, which includes a state-renewal package with your state’s required topics. Up to a $50 value!


To learn more and register for Wild On Wounds, visit