Why should you become certified by the IBWE ?

Career advancement.

Achieve professional satisfaction.

Display the utmost standards in wound management.

Further your status as an expert in wound management.

To implement evidence-based medicine wound management in your facility or practice.

Provide proven cost-effective wound management modalities.

Be in the forefront of new wound management technology

Why IBWE as your certification board?

 The International Board of Wound Experts (IBWE ) is a comprehensive 100% online program which offers four distinct certification in the art and practice of wound management from a global perspective.  The IBWE  has a comprehensive wound expert certification developed for Physicians ( MD, DPM, DO ) WECP.  Followed by a doctorate prepared practitioner certification ( DNP, DPT, Pharm D, PhD ) WECD.  Which continues with a complete wound expert certification established for Bachelor and Master level educated practitioners  ( RN, PT, )  WEC,  and concludes with a uniquely designed certification for those non-clinicians in the wound management arena. (Researchers, marketing and sales personal, with associate, bachelor, master or doctorate level educated ) WENC.

The IBWE will grant Diplomate status to those who successfully pass The International Wound Experts examination and will be eligible to use the title after their name of WECP, WECD, WEC, and WENC respectably.

Wound Expert Certified Physician.            WECP
( MD, DPM, DO )

 Wound Expert Certified Doctorate.           WECD

( DNP, DPT, Pharm D, PhD )

 Wound Expert Certified.                              WEC
( RN, PT with Bachelor, Master )

 Wound Expert Non-Clinical.                       WENC
(Researchers, marketing and sales personal, with minimum of an associate, bachelor, master or doctorate level educated )

Board Certification Eligibility.

Healthcare clinical professional with a minimum of 1 year in wound management experience or 3 years in general clinical practice, is eligible to partake in one of our certification examination that meet the individual’s educational level stated below.

Candidates with a professional license applying for certification with IBWE must possess a full and unrestricted professional license in at least one state and in all states in which the candidate practices.

  • Complete The International Board of Wound Experts online application.
  • Submit Three letters of recommendation.
  • Include a 250-word essay on why you wish to obtain a wound expert certification.


Participants Education.

Wound Expert Certified Physician.            WECP
( MD, DPM, DO )

Wound Expert Certified Doctorate.           WECD
( DNP, DPT, Pharm D, PhD )

Wound Expert Certified.                             WEC
( RN, PT with Bachelor, Master )

Wound Expert Non-Clinical.                       WENC
(Researchers, marketing and sales personal, with associate, bachelor, master or doctorate level educated )