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Wound & Skin Care Organizations

Resources for wound & skin care professionals and patients


Organizations in the Field of Wound & Skin Care

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

The purpose of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is to promote the health and welfare of those experiencing critical illness or injury by advancing the art and science of critical care nursing and promoting environments that facilitate comprehensive professional nursing practice.

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American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association

The American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA) is a professional organization of pediatric surgical nurses. With both domestic and international members, the mission of the association to promote excellence in the practice of pediatric surgical nursing.

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Association for the Advancement of Wound Care

The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) was conceived in 1995. It is the preeminent, multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the research and clinical application of evidence-based wound care. As a not-for-profit association, AAWC gives numerous benefits to build a collaborative wound care community for optimal care of those who suffer with chronic non-healing wounds.

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Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy

The Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET) is a national, not-for-profit organization representing and promoting Enterostomal Therapy Nursing. Through advanced knowledge and clinical expertise, the CAET advocates for the highest quality of specialized (Enterostomal Therapy) nursing to individuals with challenges in wound, ostomy, and continence.

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The Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America

The Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America (debra) provides resources for families dealing with epidermolysis bulosa (EB).

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International Skin Tear Advisory Panel

The International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) has developed a tool kit for healthcare professionals with a focus on prevention, assessment, and treatment practices through an interdisciplinary approach.

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National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is one of the world's foremost medical research centers and the federal focal point for medical research in the United States.

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National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) serves as the authoritative voice for improved patient outcomes in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment through public policy, education, and research.

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Symposium of Advanced Wound Care

The Symposium of Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Network was developed to help wound care clinicians better navigate and provide easier access to educational content by keeping them under a single website. The site features the leading wound care trade shows, SAWC Spring/WHS and SAWC Fall, wound care CME/CE programs, SAWC On-Demand, and other educational material.

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US Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.

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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

Founded in 1968, the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) is a professional, international nursing society of more than 5000 nurse professionals who are experts in the care of patients with wound, ostomy, and continence problems.

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