The Physician Certification Exam is available to all physicians (MD, DO, DPM, DDS). The Physician must have a current license to practice and a minimal of 2 years experience in Wound Care either in private practice, or in a Wound Care healing center. Residency training programs that incorporate significant amount of Wound Care into their training program can qualify toward the 2 year minimal requirement.
Residents with wound healing training can take the Physician Certification Exam during their last year of residency. Residents passing the exam between January 1 and their graduating date become wound care certified immediately upon completion of the program.
The exam is a comprehensive test spanning various aspects of wound care.
• Format: 150 multiple-choice questions.
• Duration: 3 hours.
• Platform: Online or at designated Prometric centers.
• Wound Healing Environment 19%
• Assessment and Diagnosis 26%
• Patient Management 17%
• Etiological Considerations 28%
• Professional Issues 10%
Brought to you by the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing
12.35 credit hours approved CPME
12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits