About AAWC & Benefits

The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care was conceived in 1995. The Association’s focus is on education, public policy, and the application of evidence-based wound care practice. As a nonprofit association, AAWC gives members numerous benefits through a professional and supportive collaborative wound care community.

AAWC is a 501c3 Association and does not engage in any lobbying activity.


AAWC Mission: To advance the care of people with and at risk for wounds.

Benefits of Professional Membership

Professional Growth, Education & Credits

Journals, Books, Newsletters and Directories

Membership Items & Support

  • Certificate of Membership, Wallet cards and Member Decals. ****
  • Wound Patient’s Bill of Rights – suitable for framing and display. ****
  • Proud Member AAWC Logo for use on business cards or websites. *
  • Information & Support any time you need it.

* Order discounted or free items in the “Members Only” Store.
** Obtain your meeting and book discounts as well as view editions of newsletters and directories in Members Only.
*** US and Canada only. Online subscriptions for other members. Call 800.237.7285, ext. 4246
**** Mailed within 4 weeks of membership or renewal.