ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy® (NAWCO®) announced today, the international expansion of its WCC® (Wound Care Certified) credential. The first group of international candidates sat for the proctored WCC® board certification exam at the conclusion of the NAWCO® approved Skin and Wound Management course in Nassau, The Bahamas on December 8, 2017.
"We are honored to be chosen as the approved credential for the Public Hospitals Authority, one of the best healthcare systems in the Caribbean. We would also like to congratulate the Wound Care Education Institute® for being chosen as the preferred education provider for the system as well. This milestone represents our continued commitment to grow the number one wound care certification in the United States to areas throughout the world where the need for more qualified wound care clinicians is great. We are excited to now offer WCC® certification beyond our American boundaries", said Cindy Broadus, Executive Director NAWCO®.
WCC® certification is a nationally recognized, voluntarily earned, multi-disciplinary, credential, shared by more than 22,000 healthcare professionals. Through its partnership with Wound Care Education Institute® (WCEI®), NAWCO® expects several more international opportunities in the coming year.
NAWCO® is a non-profit credentialing board, dedicated to the advancement and promotion of excellence in wound care and ostomy management. NAWCO® is the largest and fastest growing credentialing organization in the field of wound care and ostomy management for Registered Dietitians/Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physician Assistants and Physicians. For more information about NAWCO® certifications, visit www.nawccb.org.
SOURCE National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy