Certification

Become a Physician Certified in Wound Healing – CMET

Physicians who are certified by the COUNCIL FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TESTING (CMET) join APWH as Fellows-Certified in wound care (FAPWHc). The CMET exam is offered online and may be taken in the convenience of your home, office or similar setting.  In addition, it is offered at at the APWH Annual Conference.

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The Council for Medical Education and Testing (CMET) is a non-profit organization providing the only physician specific certification in wound healing fully produced and administered by a physician specific organization and available to all prescribing physicians (MD, DPM, DO). The exam is Beta-tested, peer reviewed and now in its 10th year has demonstrated proven viability and withstood the test of time. By numbers alone it is de facto the largest and most widely accepted certification of its kind in the United States today. CMET is the physician’s choice for wound healing certification.

CMET certification advances wound care to a new level. It brings us one step closer to the goal of specialty recognition. The next challenge will be the initiation of residencies and fellowships which are commensurate with the evolution of knowledge and practice. This examination is available to all prescribing physicians (MD, DO, DPM).

Newly Practicing Podiatrists can sit for CMET Physician Certification in Wound Healing immediately after completing a 3 year residency. This is due to the national standards requirements built into the CPME approved 3 year residency and the competency examinations related to the successful completion of this training program.

ALL 2019 PODIATRY RESIDENCY GRADUATES CAN BE CERTIFIED IN WOUND HEALING AT A REDUCED RATE THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2019.

Easy preparation is offered online through our affiliate organization, the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing (APWH). The online Review and Refresher Course is user-friendly, with the ability to stop and resume lectures at any point.
(12.35 podiatric CME, 12 AMA Category 1).  For more information, go to elearning.apwh.org

“The CMET examination changes the dynamics of this field and advances wound care to a new level. It brings us one step closer to the goal of specialty recognition. The next challenge will be the initiation of residencies and fellowships, which are commensurate with the evolution of knowledge and practice. This examination is available to all prescribing physicians, (MD, DO, DPM).”

— Susan Hilsman, MD, FAPWHc, CMET President and Examination Chair

For additional Information on certification, visit www.COUNCILmet.org

APWH Advanced Practice Provider Wound Healing Certification

The certification exam is field-specific and was designed and developed by nurse practitioners and physician assistants for their colleagues. The test is currently being beta-tested for psychometric assessment to ensure that it is valid and measures fairly and properly.

The exam will be available online 24/7 after the beta testing analysis is completed. Coming soon!

Preparation for the exam can be initiated now by completing the APWH Online Wound Healing Review and Refresher course. It is available to members at a reduced rate of $200 ($125 savings) and has 12 AMA PRA Category 1 credits available or 12.35 Podiatric contact hours — elearning.apwh.org.