The American Board of Wound Management elected Gayle C. Lindsey, PT, MBA, MHSM, CWS®, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Burleson, TX as President at the November 9, 2018, Board of Directors meeting. When asked about being elected president, Lindsey said, “I am grateful for this opportunity to lead the ABWM over the next two years! I look forward to hearing ideas from our diplomates on how we can improve the value delivery of our certifications. I am also excited about improving our interactions with our diplomates and mining their input and ideas on advancing the ABWM recognition with clinicians, patients, and the general public. Healthcare is in an exciting time, and we have an ideal opportunity to focus on the importance of wound management and the benefits of clinician specialty certification in the care of our patients.”
The purpose of the American Board of Wound Management is to establish and administer a certification process to elevate the standard of care across the continuum of wound management. The ABWM is dedicated to an interdisciplinary approach in promoting prevention, care and treatment of acute and chronic wounds. The ABWM currently offers the Certified Wound Care Associate® (CWCA®), Certified Wound Specialist® (CWS®), and Certified Wound Specialist Physician® (CWSP®) credentials.
For more information on the American Board of Wound Management, the Certified Wound Care Associate®, Certified Wound Specialist®, or the Certified Wound Specialist Physician® credentials please visit www.abwmcertified.org
Knowledge credit: American Board of Wound Management