The Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) board certification is a formal recognition of a master level knowledge and specialty practice in wound management. The CWS board certification is a prestigious and rigorous certification in wound care, and demonstrates a distinct and specialized expertise in the practice. The CWS credential displays to patients, employers and peers a dedication to the highest standards and achievement in wound care.
Achieve board certification, a formal recognition of a master level knowledge and specialty practice in wound management.
Enhance the team approach that is essential to successful wound management.
Become recognized as a specialist; an expert in wound care.
Demonstrate a dedication to the highest standards in wound care, essential in the development of a comprehensive wound management program.
Improve the quality of wound care for your patients.
Cooperate and exchange resources with the various disciplines and organizations involved in wound care.
Reduce the costs of providing wound care in your facility or practice.
Be an on-site resource to educate and train colleagues involved in wound management.
Market wound management services as a niche benefit of your facility or practice.
Become part of a larger, multi-disciplinary community dedicated to delivering, improving, and advancing the practice of wound care.
Nurses with a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate degrees and other healthcare providers.
CWS First-time Application Fee - $575.00
150 MCQs , 25 is pretest questions
Recertification in 10 years
60 Hrs of CE or Re-examination Recertification fee:$150
A licensed DO, DPM, DVM, MD, NP, PA, PT, RD or RN
3 or more years of clinical wound care experience