Mission Statement: The American Board of Wound Healing (ABWH) serves to maintain and improve the quality of wound management by evaluating professional, clinical and educational standards of practice by using an examination process which is designed to assess the medical knowledge, judgment, professionalism and clinical skills required to provide quality patient care in the fields of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. The intent of the initial certification and the maintenance of certification of wound management specialists in the United States and internationally is to provide assurance to the public that a clinician who has been granted a Certificate of Added Qualification has demonstrated high levels of clinical competence.

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Professional Society Endorsement: The examinations offered by the American Board of Wound Healing are the only examinations endorsed by several professional societies:
apwca logoThe American Professional Wound Care Association

achm logoThe American College of Hyperbaric Medicine