Wound Care Credentialing… The Mark of Distinction®

NAWCO® offers four certifications beyond licensure which demonstrate by examination that the practitioner has acquired a core body of specialized knowledge.

Benefits to Clinician:

  • Opportunity to provide higher standard of care
  • Formal acknowledgment of expertise
  • Establishment of professional credentials
  • Promotion of professional recognition and esteem
  • Provision of continuing education and training
  • Career advancement opportunities

Benefits to Employer:

  • Increased creditability with consumers
  • Enhanced job performance and retention
  • Increased protection from liability
  • Cost savings in overall delivery of wound care
  • Marketability of “Center for Wound Care Excellence”

Benefits to Patients and their Family:

  • Benefactor of safe and competent wound care
  • Accessibility to expertise of specialized wound care practitioner