What Does WCPC Stand for?
WCPC is an acronym for Wound Certification Prep Course.
What Is WCPC?
WCPC is for any healthcare professional interested in preparing for their wound certification board examinations, becoming recertified, or gaining a deeper understanding of wound care and wound management. Intended learners include physicians (MD/DO), nurses (BSN, RN, LPN, NP), podiatrists, physician assistants, physical therapists, and industry professionals (medical/pharmaceutical sales reps).
How Many Credits Does WCPC Live, Virtual, and On Demand Offer?
WCPC Live, Virtual, and On Demand each offer a maximum of 17 hours of continuing education credit for the interdisciplinary healthcare team (physicians, podiatrists, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, physical therapists, etc.).
What Are the Rates for WCPC?
What's Included with Registration?
In addition to access to our live, virtual, or on-demand multidisciplinary course, you'll have the opportunity to earn up to 17 hours of credit. You'll receive a link to download the syllabus, which gives you access to all course content, 200 practice test questions, and test-taking strategies. Most importantly, you’ll have time to network with our nationally ranked faculty members and the opportunity to meet with industry supporters to provide the latest advancements in wound care and management.
Live In-Person Course: In addition to the above, our on-site course event will provide you with breakfast, lunch, and refreshments throughout the 2-day program.
Live Virtual Course: In this exclusive virtual experience, you and your peers will be able to interact and ask questions in real time, receiving the same in-class experience as our live course. You will also receive on-demand access post-virtual meeting for 30 days.
On-Demand Course: Take the course at your own pace, on your own time, with 24/7 access. An account manager will provide reminders and assistance for whatever you may need!
Are There Any Discounts Offered for WCPC?
We offer group rates for two or more attendees from the same facility.
Military/VA can receive a discounted rate of $695.
WCPC offers a student rate of $500 for residents and fellows!
Do WCPC Attendees Receive Discounts off of Other HMP Wound Care Events?
WCPC alumni receive the following discounts:
- $200 off registration to the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) meetings
- $100 off registration to the Amputation Prevention Symposium
- $50 off registration for Wound Clinic Business meetings.
What Is the 2-Day Schedule for the Prep Course?
What Does the Wound Certification Prep Course Prepare Me For?
The Wound Certification Prep Course will prepare you for several skin and wound care certifications. After attending WCPC or becoming certified, you can experience
- enhanced success within your career, as your patients and colleagues look to you as an expert in wound management
- improved outcomes for your patients
What if I Want to Take the Course but Would Prefer Taking Something Online Rather Than a 2-Day Live Course in Person?
We offer a convenient live Virtual Course and an On-Demand option for participants looking for a course they can take from the comfort of their home or office.
The live Virtual course is a 2-day course, hosted by 3 of our expert faculty members in real time. You and your peers will be able to interact and ask questions, receiving the same in-class experience as our live course.
The On-Demand program gives you 24/7 access to take the course on your own time, at your own pace for either 90 days of unlimited access or 365 days of unlimited access.
How Does the Wound Certification Prep Course Help Me Prepare for My Exam?
You will learn the answers to these questions and more at the Wound Certification Prep Course (WCPC):
What if I Am Traveling out of State to Attend a Course?
The attendee is responsible for all travel and lodging accommodations. Each location offers a hotel room block rate, which is available until 3 weeks prior to the course date. Note that it is likely the room block rate will reach capacity before the deadline, so please book your lodging accommodations at your earliest convenience. Hotel room block rates are intended for a 2-night stay: the night before Day 1 and the night before Day 2 of WCPC. For questions regarding parking, airport shuttle, or other forms of transportation, please contact the hotel directly.
Paying via Check
Please make checks payable to HMP Education. Send to 104 Windsor Center Drive, Suite 200, East Windsor, NJ 08520, attention to Emily Moore and Breanna Loomis. Please include the participant's name, email address, daytime phone, place of work, and credentials if applicable. Please send checks as soon as possible – a delay in receiving the check may increase the amount due, as cost will increase as the course date approaches. Please contact our sales team with questions.
The certification process is administered through the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM). In order to better serve you, ABWM has put together a step-by-step guide on how to apply for an ABWM exam: www.abwmcertified.org/abwm-certified/how-to-apply. Please closely review and follow each step.
For any additional questions regarding the application process, status of your application, or the exam, please complete the form below, which will be routed to ABWM, or contact ABWM directly: