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National Alliance of Wound Care Has Credentialed Over 7000 Wound Care Professionals
Date:6/18/2009

Chronic wounds affect millions of people each year, with costs reaching into the billions of dollars. To help address this healthcare challenge, Wound Care Certified professionals are becoming a growing clinical specialty.

GLENDALE, Wis., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Alliance of Wound Care (NAWC(R)), a multi-disciplinary professional wound care credentialing and membership organization, has credentialed over 7000 health care professionals as WCC(R)s (Wound Care Certified). This makes the NAWC one of the largest wound care credentialing boards in the United States. "We're very excited about this huge milestone and we continue to embrace opportunities for advancement of wound care and organizational growth," said Debbie Hecker, RN, MBA, WCC, Executive Director of NAWC. "The NAWC welcomes the opportunity to identify health care professionals who share our commitment to improve healing outcomes," said Hecker.

The National Alliance of Wound Care is among an elite group of more than 90 credentialing organizations that have received and maintained National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accreditation. The NAWC is dedicated to the advancement and promotion of excellence in wound care through the certification of wound care practitioners in the United States. For more information on the National Alliance of Wound Care and the WCC credential, visit the website at www.nawccb.org or Email at edirector@nawccb.org.


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