About AAWC & Benefits
The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care was conceived in 1995. The Association’s focus is on education, public policy, and the application of evidence-based wound care practice. As a nonprofit association, AAWC gives members numerous benefits through a professional and supportive collaborative wound care community.
AAWC is a 501c3 Association and does not engage in any lobbying activity.
Benefits of Professional Membership
Professional Growth, Education & Credits
- Career Center: Post jobs at $100 off normal pricing. *
Search and post resumes for free.
- Committees/Task forces: Networking & involvement.
- Educational Wound Image Sets on CD Rom: 50% discount. *
- Global Volunteers: Apply to travel to underprivileged areas to teach.
- Scholarship Program: Awards for education, learning and travel/exchange programs.
- Speakers Bureau: Speak at conferences, regional meetings or other engagements.
- Symposium on Advanced Wound Care – 20% discount on registration. Earn credits. **
- Wound Care Glossary: Created by AAWC Members to advance the practice.
- Wound Certification Prep Course™ – 15% discount. Earn credits. **
- Wound Clinic Business meetings – 20% discount. Call 800-237-7285, ext 4233. Earn credits. **
- Perks and Pearls Program – Members can contribute wound care pearls through an easy to use submission form and will be recognized.
Journals, Books, Newsletters and Directories
- Chronic Wound Care: The Essentials – 25% discount. **
- Healthy Feet – a 30% discount. **
- Journal of Wound Care (JWC) – a 15% discount. **
- Membership Directory – Update your preferences so others can find you!
- International Wound Journal – Free subscription.
- Ostomy/Wound Management – Automatic print subscription with membership. ***
- Scottsdale Wound Management Guide – 25% discount. **
- Today’s Wound Clinic – 15% discount. **
- Wound Clinic Directory – Include your facility for free by filling out this form & obtain your
free PDF copy. **
- WOUNDS: A Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice. Automatic print subscription with membership. ***
- AAWC Newsletter – winter/spring and summer/fall and an Annual Report in the summer. **
Membership Items & Support
- Certificate of Membership, Wallet cards and Member Decals. ****
- Wound Patient’s Bill of Rights – suitable for framing and display. ****
- Proud Member AAWC Logo for use on business cards or websites. *
- Information & Support any time you need it.
* Order discounted or free items in the “Members Only” Store.
** Obtain your meeting and book discounts as well as view editions of newsletters and directories in Members Only.
*** US and Canada only. Online subscriptions for other members. Call 800.237.7285, ext. 4246
**** Mailed within 4 weeks of membership or renewal.