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Association for the Advancement of Wound Care Resources:

History of AAWC
AAWC Multi-disciplinary Statement
Understanding Wound Infection and the Role of Biofilms

Association for the Advancement of Wound Care Alerts:

Read about the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act and how to submit comments here.

AAWC has provided feedback on the recently released draft local coverage determination for hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy (DL34794). Read letter.

Association for the Advancement of Wound Care Announcements:

  • The AAWC 20th Anniversary Party was a great success. Many enjoyed food, drinks, and dancing! See pictures here.
  • Jennith Welliver, RN, CHRN and Julie Cucco, RN, BSN, MSA are the 2014 Recruit a Member Raffle winners. Many thanks to Julie and all our members for recruiting each year.
  • Congratulations to AAWC member winners of the 2015 Spring SAWC Nursing & Physician Scholarships:
    Jan Kass, RN, CWON and Nanjin Park, DPM
  • The 2014 Winners of the AAWC Scholarships have been announced!
  • Congratulations to the AAWC member winners of the 2014 Fall SAWC Scholarships!
  • The Media TF has released the first video on wound care for the public. Moist Wound Healing
  • 2014 AAWC Annual Report
  • 2014 AAWC Board of Director Election View Results
  • The AAWC “Skin You’re In” Brochure is now an interactive educational module named “Keeping your Skin Healthy”. Enjoy it today!
  • Educational Debridement Videos presented by Robert J. Snyder, DPM, MSc, CWS – AAWC President are now available.
  • Congratulations to the 2013 AAWC Scholarship Winners
  • SAWC Fall 2013 Scholarship Winners.
  • AAWC Members receive Healthy Feet, by Dr. Mark Hinkes at a 30% discount! View Benefits
  • AAWC is pleased to announce that our newest educational brochure “Take the Pressure Off” is now available in Spanish. Visit the AAWC Resources page to download all of our brochures.
  • Recruit a Member Winners 2012 Congratulations to our Recruit a Member Winners! Chad Bagwell recruited by Carmen Oguz. Both win a complimentary AAWC membership renewal for 2013!
  • Consensus principles for wound care research obtained using a Delphi process. See this and more resources here
  • Request for Nominations for Members for the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee. Learn More here.
  • EXCITING NEWS! Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley designated Sept 2012 to be Chronic Wound Care Awareness Month in Maryland!
  • Wound Care Canada Goes Digital. Read more!
  • Congrats to our Winners! Harriet Jones, MD was the recipient of the Free AAWC membership renewal for joining onsite at SAWC Spring. Richard Zatcoff, DPM won the Free 2013 registration to SAWC Spring/Fall for registering to attend SAWC as a member of AAWC.
  • The AAWC Auction at Spring SAWC was a great success! Learn more here
  • SAWC Award Recipients Cathy Milne, APRN, MSN, CWOCN; Allen Sawyer, PT and Valerie Sullivan, PT, MS, CWS
  • The SAWC Spring Scholarship Program Names 3 AAWC members: Sue Girolami, RN, BSN, CWOCN; Jaimee Haan, PT, CWS and Malgorzata Plummer, MD
  • Survey Assistance Needed Please take time to complete the following Surveys: Leg Ulcer Survey Wound Prognostic Test Survey
  • “EXCITING NEWS! The Governor of Georgia supports our mission by declaring April 2012 to be Chronic Wound Care Month! Read the Proclamation.
  • AAWC Fall 2011 Winners
  • AAWC Collaborates with the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders

These wound management resources are saved for continued access to wound management information. Here you will find topics on different types of wounds, including Pressure Ulcers or Bed Sores, Venous Ulcers, Lacerations and Open Wounds.

The AAWC Auction at Spring SAWC 2012 was a great success! Learn more here